For nearly three decades, a thriving sex-trafficking industry has been operating between Nigeria and Italy. Can this woman help break the chain?
Traditional West African ‘healers’ and Sicilian psychiatrists are struggling to help free Nigerian women forced into prostitution.
Thousands of women are lured from Nigeria to Italy annually by the promise of a new life, only to find themselves trapped in the sex trade.
Trafficked to Turin: the Nigerian women forced into sex work abroad in Italy
Modern day slavery: 'The girls trust the traffickers more than anyone'
'Juju curse' binds trafficked women into sex slavery
As deaths mount, take an inside look at the detectives working around the clock to solve the country’s medical mystery.
Partners and families allegedly drugged women and in some cases even physically restrained them as doctors performed the procedure.
Until now, the national and provincial health departments have not been able to say where services are provided. Here's how we found them.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.