How the ‘Nigerian mafia’ exploits African women in Europe
25 December 2019 | 12:39 pm
Nigerian women make up the majority of African human trafficking victims in Europe, with most forced into prostitution. Numerous secret societies run the smuggling — and authorities say they're increasingly violent.
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Across the continent, European governments are introducing restrictions such as limiting opening times for restaurants, pubs and venues.
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Taliban authorities in Afghanistan on Sunday gave new guidance to taxi drivers, advising them against taking fares from women who do not follow a strict Islamic dress code by wearing the hijab, or Islamic headscarf.
Somalia's women's rights activists have long been calling for increased female representation in the country's parliament.
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