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Nigerian Sex Trafficking Victim Recalls Traumatic Past

Mary was 16 when she was trafficked from her home in southern Nigeria to northwest Italy where she was forced to work as a prostitute on the streets of Turin. She told the Thomson Reuters Foundation her story by phone from Nigeria's southern Edo state. "I came from a polygamous home where I was one of 12 children. My mother was the first wife and worked as a petty trader while my father sat by the roadside, doing nothing. "I was 16 years old when a woman approached my...

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