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Burkina Faso gold mines become a trap for Nigerian trafficked women

Reading Time: 5 minutes In picture above: Two Nigerian sex workers in Burkina Faso’s town of Bobo-Dioulasso. Now free from their captors, they are too ashamed to return home without money | Photo: AP/Sam Mednick via picture-alliance Increasing numbers of Nigerian women are being trafficked into prostitution in Burkina Faso’s gold mining camps, an investigation has revealed. Lured by Read More…

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Nigerian women take action as rape, assault cases surge during pandemic

Reading Time: 3 minutes In picture above: Kehinde Osakede, who says she was raped by a family friend, is pictured at the Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) centre in Yaba Lagos, Nigeria April 19, 2021. Reuters was not able to confirm her account independently. Osakede did not share the name of her alleged assailant and said she did Read More…