SSS3,1ST TERM SCHEME OF WORK2014/2015 academic session. TEACHER –IN- CHARGE: MR. ADENIJI SEUN DAVID, CIVIC EDUCATION UNIT.
REVISION OF CONTENTS OF SELECTED TOPICS FROM THE SSS 2 SCHEME OF WORK • Human Rights • Drug use and abuse • Responsible parenthood • Traffic Regulations • Interpersonal relations • Intercommunal relationship • Fighting political apathy • Public Service • Civil Society • Popular participation • Democracy and constitutional democracy.
HUMAN TRAFFICKING • MEANING OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING • According to the United Nations , human trafficking has been defined as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons by means of threat or use of force and other forms of coercion , abduction, fraud, deception, abuse of power or position or vulnerability. • It is the illegal trade in human beings for the purposes of commercial sex exploitation or forced labour. • It can also be defined as the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person for the purpose of exploitation.
CAUSES OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING • The following are some of the causes of human trafficking. • Poverty can be identified as the root cause of human trafficking. • Demand for cheap labour and exploitation. • Wide spread corruption. • Greed and lack of contentment. • Lack of access to quality education and information. • Low self-esteem. • Gender discrimination. • Unemployment and limited access to job opportunities. • EFFECTS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING • The following are some of the effects of human trafficking. • Abuse of fundamental human rights. • Death. • Unwanted pregnancy. • Health hazards .e.g. HIV/AIDS. • Stigmatization. • Psychological effects e.g. low self-esteem, emotional depression, disorientation etc. • Exploitation. • Security threat to the nation e.g. terrorism etc.
WORK TO DO Write out any 5 forms of human trafficking in Nigerian communities. Ensure that your answers are neatly presented in a note book for onward submission at resumption.