Committee for the Support of the Dignity of Women (COSUDOW)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: 6A, Ehaekpen Str. Off Igbesanmwan str. Off Akpakpava Road Benin City 300001
Country: Nigeria
Region: Western Africa
UN Languages:
Other languages:
  • Counselling
  • Prevention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Victim Protection
  • Anti-Human Trafficking

  • Other:'Advocacy and Awareness-Raising'
Short description:
-Touched by the horrible experiences of young women trafficked into Europe and elsewhere for sex trade, the Leaders of the religious women of Nigeria established the Committee for the Support of the Dignity of Women (COSUDOW) in 1999 as a counter-trafficking project.
- COSUDOW works to prevent human trafficking, protect and rehabilitate those who are already victims, and seek out and prosecute traffickers. COSUDOW has its office in Benin City from where about 95% of trafficked women come from. COSUDOW works in collaboration other NGO’s both within and outside Nigerian in rehabilitating and reintegrating returnees from Italy, Spain, Germany and other European countries as well as fro Nigerian.
-Aims: Prevention, Protection, Rehabilitation/Reintegration
Other offices: