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News Briefs — Africa

Dozens of teen girls rescued from Nigerian “baby factory” where they were forced into prostitution to birth babies for sale

Nearly 3 dozen teenage girls in Southeastern Nigeria, including some who were pregnant, were rescued from a “baby factory” where the victims were forced into sex slavery to birth children sold on the black market. About 35 teen girls, 4 of whom were pregnant, were discovered in a hotel in the state of Anembra on Monday where they were forced to have sex and give up their children for sale. The girls who were rescued will reportedly be “rehabilitated.” It was unclear if or when the girls would be returned to their homes. The victims were expected to be immediately handed over to the local government. Three people have been arrested but the hotel owner is reportedly on the run. “Baby factories” are an underground operation that authorities have busted on multiple occasions throughout Ni...