The British Deputy High Commissioner in Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, has painted a worrisome picture of what Nigerian girls trafficked abroad go through in foreign lands. The deputy high commissioner said the situation called for immediate actions that could help end human trafficking. There is need for a sense of urgency in tackling human trafficking in Nigeria, said the European Union Ambassador to Nigeria, Ketil Karlsen.
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Sicilian authorities have made a series of arrests after a suspected sex trafficking ring was believed to have forced at least 15 Nigerian girls into prostitution in Italy. Among those arrested were two Nigerian women, Rita Ihama, 38, and Monica Onaigfohe, aged 20, who police believe organised the trafficking of the women from Libya to Italy. An Italian national, Giovanni Buscemi, was also arrested on suspicion of helping facilitate the trafficking and exploitation of the girls.
Human sex ratio at birth differs from one population to the other. This variation has been attributed to cultural practices, seasonal variation, small-family size policy and sex selective technology. Information on secondary sex ratio in Nigeria is limited. To analyzed human sex ratio at birth for samples of the Nigerian population in 4 urban settings in Southwest Nigeria, in order to know the trend and to compare the findings with those of previous reports.
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Pushed to go by her family who hoped she would lift them out of poverty, Mary ended up being trafficked into prostitution. Her voice faltering, Mary described three years of being forced to sell her body, beatings, threats at gunpoint and being made to watch as a year-old virgin was raped with a carrot before being sent on to the streets of Turin in northwest Italy. Thousands of women and girls are lured to Europe each year with the promise of work, then trapped by huge debts and bound to their traffickers by a religious ritual - the curse of juju.
The comments are found in an official policy and information note on the trafficking of women from Nigeria, which is used by Home Office decision-makers handling protection and human rights claims. The guidance has been updated to include a paragraph on the prospects of trafficked women if they return to Nigeriaciting EU and Australian reports that make similar observations, which was not in the last version published in November They are often held in high regard because they have improved income prospects. Suggesting that trafficked women are wealthy and enjoy a [high] socioeconomic status is fundamentally wrong.
She also frequently speaks publicly about the problem of sex slavery and the trafficking of Nigerian women. According to the IOM, 5, Nigerian women arrived between January 1 and October 31 this year, representing 45 percent of the total number of women arriving in Italy by sea. Add contribution as a guest.
Hand of juju priest David Ubebe during a juju ceremony in his shrine in Benin, Nigeria, July 1, Florence is one of a rising number of women lured in recent years from impoverished lives in southern Nigeria to Europe with the promise of lucrative work, many ending up selling sex. Although some of the women knowingly entered into contracts for sex work, few realised they would be trapped like slaves for years, with their traffickers colluding with madams to ensure black magic curses, or juju, stopped them escaping.