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Nigeria: Dream of Freedom Turns to Prostitution Nightmare

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Rose thought she was coming to Europe to study and earn some money with a part-time job. What the Nigerian girl didnt realise was that books would be a distant dream and the work she would be doing was prostitution.

Two people working in an apparently-normal travel agency arranged my journey. But once we arrived in Europe, we were locked in an apartment for a month and a half, she recounts. They emptied our bags and seized our documents.

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JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. ISSN: 1530-5686 (online).
Editors: Nkiru Nzegwu; Book Editor: Mary Dillard.

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