TITLE

The Challenges of Prostitution and Female Trafficking in Africa: An African Ethico-Feminist Perspective

AUTHOR(S)
Fayemi, Ademola Kazeem
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Pan African Studies;2009, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p200
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The paper is an attempt to explore and defend African ethico-feminism as a viable complementary ideology for curbing the challenges of prostitution and female trafficking in 21st century Africa. It argues that African ethico-feminism is a new conception of feminism necessarily relevant to the African predicament on prostitution and female trafficking. This ideological perspective strongly condemns prostitution and female trafficking as ethically unjustified. The paper posits that the strength, resilience and resounding liberation of African women can be positively harnessed and enhanced in order to reduce the spate of prostitution and female trafficking in the continent. It identifies the roles of men and youth in Africa towards curbing prostitution and female trafficking. Finally, the paper harps on the urgent need for African states to augment the principles of ethico-feminism with other viable measures in an attempt to evolve a holistic panacea to the wave of prostitution and female trafficking in Africa.
ACCESSION #
44369511

 

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