Within the framework of the #COALESCE project, and to mark #EUAntitraffickingDay 2022, we are sharing “When Does it End?” written by a victim of trafficking for sexual exploitation, currently supported by partner organisation SOLWODI Deutschland e.V. In her testimony, she talks about the "oath", know as the 'juju'. This oath is taken within a traditional ritual setting in West African countries in order to bind women to their traffickers and make sure that they pay off the debts.
Lack of culturally sensitive specialist knowledge on the role of 'juju' impacts greatly the situation of trafficked women in European countries, as the ritual has an enormous impact on women's psychological and physical health. >Read the full blog post here
Blog Post – 18/10/2022