Sex-Trafficking Nigerian Film Shines Light on Modern-Day Slavery

The film, Joy, follows the difficult life of a young Nigerian woman who works on the street to pay off her debt and support her family back home. Thousands of women have been lured from impoverished lives in southern Nigeria to Europe with the promise of lucrative work, most of whom ending up selling sex.

A still from the film "Joy" which follows Nigerian women trafficked to sell sex in Europe.

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