Does Culture Play a Role in Human Trafficking in West Africa?
Benin, a low-income country, has always been a transit route for west African migrants looking to make their way to Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia, and finally to Europe, writes Issa Sikiti da Silva for IPS.
IPS, 3 May 2019
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