First Lady Dominique Ouattara during the signing of cooperation:

Two First Ladies for a vision and common action against cross-border child trafficking

After Mali in 2011, Côte d'Ivoire signed on Thursday, October 17th, 2013 at the International Conference Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Plateau, agreement cooperation in the fight against cross-border child trafficking, with Burkina Faso. A clear desire for the two states, represented by both First Lady, Mrs. Dominique Ouattara of Côte d’Ivoire and Chantal Compaoré, First Lady of Burkina Faso, to eradicate this plague.

First Lady Dominique Ouattara welcomed the signing of this agreement which will allow without any doubt reverse the phenomenon. "I 'm happy because, combying our efforts will enable us to more effectively combat any daily abuse and violence against thousands of children in our country. This violence includes child trafficking, one of the most extreme manifestations, and the most dangerous for their survival “, Mrs. Dominique Ouattara lamented. The President of the National Oversight Committee (CNS) Dominique Ouattara explained in detail the difficult conditions in which trafficked children live. "(…) In fact, children who are victims are often recruited and transported from their country or  of their location. They are separated from their families and isolated in areas where they have no legal status. They often live in a very advanced state of social insecurity and lack of access to education, health and recreation, "Mrs.  Dominique Ouattara told her guests.