International Journal of Development and Policy Studies

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Styles Of Parenting And Human Trafficking In Africa

AE Maliki, AN Ngban, PN Asuquo


The act of parenting is the bedrock upon which a child\'s future behaviour and what the child eventually becomes depend. Various styles of parenting exists and the efficacy of any depends on whether it is able to shape the child towards a useful living or pushes him into the path of trafficking. This article therefore, deals with what trafficking in persons means, the concept of parenting, various styles of parenting in relation to trafficking in persons then recommendations are made to serve as a way forward.

International Journal of Policy and Development Studies Vol. 3 2007: pp. 41-49
AJOL African Journals Online