A Comparative Study of Opinions and Perceptions On Factors Affecting Human Trafficking in Imo and Edo States of Nigeria

Abstract The phenomenon of human trafficking which is the recruitment, harbouring, transportation or receipt of persons within national and international borders for the purpose of exploitation has been very prevalent in Nigeria. Therefore, this study carried out a comparative examination of opinions and perceptions on factors affecting human trafficking in Imo and Edo states of Nigeria. A cross-sectional survey of one thousand, two hundred (1200) respondents was conducted in Oredo and Ikpoba-Okha of Edo state, and Ahiazu-Mbaise and Ehime-Mbano of Imo state. The main instrument for data collection was a uniform set of structured questionnaire schedule, administered by trained research assistants. This was supported by data from in-depth interview with purposively selected victims and individuals, and focus group discussions with victims, adult male, female and youth groups. The analysis of the data showed that there was a high level of awareness of human trafficking in Edo and Imo states. In Edo state, the perception showed that there was higher level of women trafficking, while in Imo state, there was higher level of child trafficking. It was also established that the traffickers were mostly made up of close relatives and even parents. Indeed the study established that in most cases, there is a nexus between the trafficker and the victim. Also females were found to participate more as traffickers than males, hence there is a significant relationship(x2 = 89.429, df = 3, p


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NGOZI, B (2022). A Comparative Study of Opinions and Perceptions On Factors Affecting Human Trafficking in Imo and Edo States of Nigeria. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/a-comparative-study-of-opinions-and-perceptions-on-factors-affecting-human-trafficking-in-imo-and-edo-states-of-nigeria

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NGOZI, BONAVENTURE "A Comparative Study of Opinions and Perceptions On Factors Affecting Human Trafficking in Imo and Edo States of Nigeria" Afribary. Afribary, 16 Oct. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/a-comparative-study-of-opinions-and-perceptions-on-factors-affecting-human-trafficking-in-imo-and-edo-states-of-nigeria. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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NGOZI, BONAVENTURE . "A Comparative Study of Opinions and Perceptions On Factors Affecting Human Trafficking in Imo and Edo States of Nigeria". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Oct. 2022. Web. 22 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/a-comparative-study-of-opinions-and-perceptions-on-factors-affecting-human-trafficking-in-imo-and-edo-states-of-nigeria >.

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NGOZI, BONAVENTURE . "A Comparative Study of Opinions and Perceptions On Factors Affecting Human Trafficking in Imo and Edo States of Nigeria" Afribary (2022). Accessed May 22, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/a-comparative-study-of-opinions-and-perceptions-on-factors-affecting-human-trafficking-in-imo-and-edo-states-of-nigeria

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BONAVENTURE NGOZI Field: Sociology Type: Thesis 147 PAGES (40468 WORDS) (pdf)