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Published by: RMMS West Africa

Region: West Africa

Monthly Summary

West Africa, September 2017

In September, the Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism (4Mi) conducted 281 in-depth interviews with migrants and refugees in West Africa. The majority indicated that economic factors were part of their motivation for leaving their home country. 67 people, of whom 42 were women, indicated that they had left for family reasons, including in seven cases to flee a forced marriage in Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon, in nine cases because of domestic violence and in seven cases due to a divorce.

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