Elena Perlino | Pipeline

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Country of origin: Italy
Project location: Italy
Program: Magnum Foundation Fund
Year: 2015

Trafficking Nigerian women to Italy has become an industry; 30,000 women are trafficked each year from Nigeria to meet the demands of over 7 million Italian clients. Perlino has observed former clients forming relationships and subsequently marrying trafficked Nigerian women, helping them to escape the sex trade. This project examines these relationships.