Europe’s shame: African migrant children sexually exploited for safe passage to France

A report from a children’s charity has revealed that migrant children from Africa are forced into sex trafficking in order to obtain safe passage from Italy to France.

Such a passage costs about $60 to $175 and since the children could not access such money, they are forced into sex trade.  They are also forced to perform sex acts to get food and shelter in cases that have been going on since the beginning of the year.

The report by the Save the Children added that 1,900 girls had been sexually exploited across Italy between January 2017 and March 2018.

“These are very young, and particularly at-risk girls, who are among the invisible flow of unaccompanied migrant minors in transit at the northern Italian border who, in an attempt to reunite with their relatives or…

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