ACCION CONTRA LA TRATA UNVEILS "PODEROSAS" AN HUMAN TRAFFICKING SONG IN NIGERIA UNDER DEVATOP PROJECT
August 3, 2022
Accion Contra La Trata unveiled a song name "poderosas" in Nigeria under the Talkam Against Trafficking and Abuse (TATA) project implemented by Devatop Center for Africa Development in Nigeria on the 7th of July 2022. The song which was written by "women in power" a group of human trafficking and gender-based violence survivors who came together to form a support group for each other. The song is a song of solidarity and courage for women to support each other to resist against human trafficking and speak up against human trafficking.
A staff of Accion Contra la Trata, who is also a member of "women in power" was present in Nigeria to unveil the song. During the unveiling she explained the motivation behind the song as music is become a universal language and helps in expression of strong emotions.
At the unveiling which was attended by human trafficking and GBV survivors, members of NAPTIP, NACTAL, ministry of education and teachers in Edo State Nigeria, Joy Ogbeide urged participants to use art and music to spread the message against human trafficking and gender-based violence and also create support groups that makes survivors of human trafficking stronger and overcome the trauma, pain and stigmatization that comes with trafficking.