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Short Documentary: 'The Nigerian Trap'

Most female unaccompanied minor refugees who end up in Italy, are victims of human trafficking. Girls and young women in Nigeria come into contact with a Madam who arranges the crossing to Europe from North Africa for them. Livia Benders made a documentary about this phenomenon in Sicily. She spoke to Hope (18) and Praise (19) who are under pressure from their families and human traffickers to do sex work. The young women are protected by Osas (37), who experienced the same in her youth, but found her way out and now helps girls escape from these practices through the organization Women of Benin City.

4 Jun 2020