Practice Related to Rule 94. Slavery and Slave Trade
Côte d’Ivoire’s Teaching Manual (2007) provides in Book I (Basic instruction):
I. Grave violations
They are enumerated by the Geneva Conventions and the Additional Protocols, as well as by the Ivorian Penal Code.
In Book II (Instruction of non-commissioned officers and officers), the Teaching Manual provides:
I.1.1. War crimes
They are grave violations of IHL mentioned in the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols, committed during armed conflict.
Examples: … enslavement.
In 2010, in its combined initial to third periodic reports to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, Côte d’Ivoire stated:
270. Armed conflicts are causes of sexual violence, trafficking of women and increasing prostitution. They have certainly aggravated the trafficking of women and prostitution.
271. There are several resettlement programmes for young combatants and war victims, but they do not take account of the specific problems of girls.