Money wives: the children sold to repay debts
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Money wives: The Nigerian girls sold to repay debts

Through a tradition called "money marriage", some young girls are being used as currency in a type of modern slavery among southern Nigeria's Becheve community.

Children are sold to men as old as 90 to settle debts or as a form of payment.

Video producers: Franklin Adegbie, Stephanie Hegarty and Mayeni Jones

  • 17 Sep 2018
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