24 Nov 2021
Italian authorities said the criminal network forced 41 Nigerian women into prostitution while nine were forced to beg for money on the streets. The exploitation stretched outside Italy into Germany and Libya.
8 Aug 2020
Prostitutes across Germany have been taking to the streets to demand the lifting of a coronavirus-related ban on sex work. Many of them are from eastern Europe and can no longer send money home to their families.
10 Jun 2020
In Germany, brothels have been shut since March 15 because of the Covid-19 pandemic and there are no plans to re-open them for now. As prostitution is legal in Germany, sex workers who declare their income can receive unemployment benefits. But that isn't the case for the tens of thousands of women who work illegally and who depend on pimps. These women are forced to continue working on the street, at increased risk to their health. Our Berlin correspondents report.
25 Dec 2019
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.
1 May 2019
Thousands of Nigerian women tricked and forced into prostitution in Italy,
28 Jun 2017
Prostitution, like it is generally known, is as old as the world itself and what was once a thing of shame is now practised in the full glare of the public.