Ms. Tobore Mit Ovuorie, Founder/Executive Director of the Media Initiative Against Human trafficking and Women Rights Abuse (MIAHWRA) was Thursday July 13th, 2017 given an award for her anti-human trafficking advocacy involvements.
The recognition was courtesy the EDO WOMEN’s DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE (EWDI) which commemorated her annual conference that day. Sex trafficking was brought to the fore at the event.
In attendance, among other renowned dignitaries were Prof. Yinka Omoregbe, attorney general of Edo state and the Edo state governor, Mr. Gaius Obaseki who revealed plans by his cabinet to tackle the socio-economic cancer of sex trafficking bedevilling the state.
Ms. Ovuorie said the award came as a surprise.
“I only went there as a moderator and to enjoy my stay while learning, unlearning and relearning. However, it is a pleasant surprise and I thank the Edo Women’s Development Initiative for the recognition” she said.