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Michael Ogwezzy Lead City University Department of Public International Law, Faculty of Law Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Toll Gate Area P.O. Box 30678 Secretariat, Ibadan Oyo State Nigeria

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Trafficking in humans has been described as the third most lucrative criminal enterprise in the world after trade in illict arms and drugs with an estimated profits between US $7–10 billion annually. The main aim of this paper is to discuss how Nigerian women and children are tafficked to Italy for prostitution with the impression that they will make a living through effortless earnings in Europe. Though no society is immune from trafficking but studies have shown that most Nigerian women and children who are trafficked to Italy for the purpose of prostitution is as a result of their gullibility to make easy life in Europe and they end up being trapped in a trafficking ring of Nigerian and Italian mafias. Hence this paper will examine the “An Appraisal of the Socio-Legal Issues Involved in Trafficking of Nigeria Women and Children” by taking into consideration the factors responsible for the trafficking and the legal approaches adopted by the government of Nigeria to address the problem over the years.

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Acta Juridica Hungarica
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