prostitution

Protection of persecution behind church walls | Photo: M. Schutt/dpa/picture-alliance
Two Nigerian sex workers in Burkina Faso's town of Bobo-Dioulasso. Now free from their captors, they are too ashamed to return home without money | Photo: AP/Sam Mednick via picture-alliance
As dusk falls over Ethiopia, sex workers begin their night shifts, not knowing what the evening will bring | Photo: Robert Harding/Imago Images
Nigerian prostitutes apprehended by police in Emilia-Romagna | Photo: ANSA/Ciro Fusco
Screen shot from a Carabinieri video showing one of the Nigerian women who arrived in Italy on a migrant boat and was then forced into sexual slavery | Photo: ANSA/CARABINIERI
Italian police arresting a man in connection with an investigation into human trafficking in Catania, Sicily. The criminal organization was exploiting young Nigerian women forced into prostitution |Photo: ANSA/Polizia di Stato
Young Nigerian woman stopped by police and transferred temporarily to a reception centre in Ferrara, Italy | Photo: ANSA
An Italian police officer from the Squadra Mobile | Photo: ANSA
Still from a video showing a Nigerian woman who arrived in Italy on a migrant boat and was later forced into slavery and prostitution | Photo: ANSA/ CARABINIERI
IOM workers have observed a steep increase of young women and girls arriving from Ivory Coast | Photo: REUTERS/Antonio Parrinello
This Nigerian woman arrived in Italy on a boat and was later forced into prostitution| Photo: ANSA/AP/Antonio Calanni
GdF officials arrest members of a human trafficking group | Photo: ANSA