‘Emotionally tortured, I lost my zeal for life’
a victim of modern-day slavery speaks out
A RESCUED victim of modern-day slavery spoke out yesterday to reveal the horrors some migrant workers in Britain still face today.
The woman known as Cynthia — whose real name has not been revealed — said yesterday, on the eve of Anti-Slavery Day, that she left Nigeria for Britain to work as a nanny and housekeeper when she was just 13 years old.
The family she stayed with made her look after the children and four houses at all hours of the day, did not allow her to go to school, kept her socially isolated and subjected her to physical and mental... read more
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