• http://www.mariagenova.nl/ Maria Genova

    Sex-slavery in the Netherlands? According to the police about 70 procent of the women work forced or give the money to their pimps. Watch the book-trailer about the mostly invisible sex-slavery: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7RwNOJFBT0
    Some of the girls, including Anita’s daughter shared their sad story in the book ‘Women for sale’ (till so far not translated in English)

    More about human trafficking and Lover Boys on http://www.mariagenova.nl

  • Burhank

    But why is this ‘business’ so much tolerated in both countries? Isn’t this an indication of a more fundamental problem? Shouldn’t we also focus on the societal root causes of such ills? Perhaps Julia is giving us a warning, a wake-up call..

  • mffitzgerald

    Our correspondent Julia Rooke, the author of this piece, has a terrific documentary on a Dutch-Moroccan social worker out now. http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/witness/2012/05/201251115345899123.html