Nigerian extremist groups were " Boko Haram " kidnapped more than 200 female students affects many people's hearts. Some media said a senior government official Mingaobama 12, 2009 revealed that the U.S. has deployed reconnaissance in Nigeria , and sends the image to the commercial satellite shoot Nigerian government to help find tied to female students. Earlier, the " Boko Haram " leader threatened to sell remarks neighbors female student sparked international media attention to the issue of trafficking , many children, especially girls, to make life miserable public opinion was shocked and angry.
West Africa there is a huge " modern slave labor market " , human trafficking events are staged almost daily . Especially being traded girls life more miserable. They were sold to a brothel or a lot of people to sell a large house maid to do , there are people to enter the "baby factory" forced pregnancy, will be sold to traffickers after the child was born . The boys will have to engage in a variety of heavy manual labor, acting as miners, quarry workers , farm workers and even beggars.
Nigeria's 12 -year-old girl was sold to a wealthy Gu Ruimu worked as servants , she can not go to school , often abused by their employers , but do not get any remuneration. A few years later , the employer should emigrated to Britain , Gu Ruimu had to follow an employer who came to a foreign country , but here she suffered more brutal exploits - she can not leave the house , you must work day and night , sleeping on the floor at night only . Gu Ruimu encounter girls are being trafficked in West Africa as a microcosm . Those girls are sold into brothels will have to endure a double torment . Even if these girls were rescued home, they are also likely to suffer secondary trafficking.
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reported that human trafficking business in West Africa, has formed a complete chain of transactions . Some trafficking organizations have a special " logistics channel ." According to a female victim said she was from northern Nigeria , after Mali , Algeria, Morocco, three , and finally go to Spain by sea , and later with forged documents from Spain into Italy by train . National Broadcasting Company (NBC) , said this " barrier-free" human trafficking is closely related with official corruption.
Human trafficking in the whole West African region is a universal phenomenon . Population as a "commodity" traded not only in those countries , but also in trade between neighboring countries and more considerable part of the " product" being sold overseas. UNICEF study showed that a large number of children in West and Central Africa smuggling trade , trafficking of children for nearly 90 percent are girls . Children from Togo, Mali , Burkina Faso and Ghana are trafficked to Nigeria , Ivory Coast, Cameroon and Gabon , some children are also sold in the Middle East and Europe.
From the period of the 16th century to the 19th century , West Africa is the black slaves transported across the Atlantic to "export " However, in the 21st century , such a barbaric and despicable acts against humanity are still prevalent in this region , reason mainly been driven by huge profits behind it.