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Members

WAO-Afrique is the African branch of the Women’s Aid Organization (WAO), a Belgian-based NGO. WAO-Afrique was founded in 1985 and was officially registered and recognised by the Togolese authorities in 1990. It has observer status with the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights.

WAO-Afrique

Contact: Mr. Cleophas Kwadjo Mally
Phone: +228 2 225 8990
Address: BP 80242, Rue des Frères Franciscains, Adidogome, Lomé, Togo
Email: kwadjo.mally@gmail.com

Facts

According to the last estimates, nearly half of Togo’s population is below 18 years of age.

Most Togolese trafficking victims are children brought from rural areas to Lomé, where they are subjected to forced labour or exploited in prostitution. To a lesser extent, Togo is also a destination country for girls from Ghana which are trafficked in the country for sexual purposes.

Although the legal age of marriage in Togo is 18 for girls and 20 for boys, the child marriage prevalence rate is 22%.

Resources

ECPAT International
Togo – Country Monitoring Report

Year: 2011

Understanding Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) Research in Different Regions: African Children’s use of ICTs

Year: 2013

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Children, HIV/AIDS and Sexual Exploitation: Strengthening systems for the right to prevention-protection response in Nepal & Togo

Year: 2012

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Extraterritoriality & Extradition

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CSAM Definition

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Background Check Required

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Child Advocacy Centers

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SEC Police Unit

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Protection Standards Travel and Tourism

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