Trafficked for sex in Italy

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But for some, that search will end in tragedy as they fall victim to organised crime gangs. In one area of Southern Italy, italy of Nigerian women are trapped in a italy world of prostitution. Many are trafficked illegally by Nigerian criminals, who deceive them with promises of regular jobs. Italy has an estimated 10, madams, each controlling sex average of two or three girls per year. Once a trafficked girl reaches Europe, she sex to pay off debts to her madam of up to 60, euros.

It will take her at least five years. Madams confiscate the sex passports to stop them from escaping and charge italy for rent, clothes and food. Threatened with violence if they don't comply, the girls also have to run risks with their clients. Related topic Human trafficking. Italy next Sex trafficking sex unable to access funds. The Star TV. UK police sex man and woman for human trafficking over italy deaths. World News from Reuters. Sex of human trafficking.

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In October, she was transferred to the welcome centre in Castelnuovo di Porto, outside Rome. I thought I would have given birth to my child in that centre and that we would have been able to stay there, safe. But one month later, before formal passage of the Salvini decree, the bill was retroactively applied by the interior ministry. As a result, hundreds of migrants were evicted from welcome centres around the country.

The evictions are not only affecting those whose request for protection on humanitarian grounds is pending approval, but also those in possession of permits to stay, despite the law stipulating that their status should be maintained. This is outrageous. Soon I may not have a roof over my head. The state police came for Princess on 23 January.

She and others were evicted from the refugee reception centre in Castelnuovo di Porto. Some women, like Princess, were transferred to a welcome centre managed by the Catholic church in Rocca di Papa, or to centres managed by the aid group Caritas. Dozens of others have been evicted, their whereabouts unknown. The decree is supposed to grant victims of sex trafficking a form of protection because of the risks they may face if deported back to their countries of origin.

But in order to secure protection, they must report their captor to the police or enter a rehabilitation programme. They have always been left alone in the world, and now more than ever. Before they leave their homes, Nigerian women are made to undergo traditional oath-taking ceremonies involving complicated and frightening rituals.

Faith, 35, was forced into prostitution for six years on the outskirts of Milan. Wanted by the police, her abuser, or madam, fled to Nigeria. Today Faith lives in a welcome centre run by the church in Rocca di Papa, outside Rome.

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