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Author: Carina Ray

Title: Sex Trafficking, Prostitution, and the Law in Colonial British West Africa, 1911-1943

Subtitle: -

In: Trafficking in Slavery's Wake: Law and the Experience of Women and Children in Africa

Edited by: Benjamin N. Lawrance and Richard L. Roberts

Place: Athens, OH

Publisher: Ohio University Press

Year: 2012

Pages: 101-120

Series: New African Histories

ISBN-13: 9780821420027 (pbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9780821444184 (ebk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century | English History, Ghanaian History, Nigerian History | Types: Sex Trafficking


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Author: Carina Ray, Department of African and Afro-American Studies, Brandeis


  Border Crossing, Prostitution, and Venereal Disease, ca. 1911-25 (p. 103)
  Exposing the Traffic in the Gold Coast and Nigeria during World War II (p. 107)
  Behing the Traffic in Women and Children: The Nigeria-Gold Coast Nexus (p. 109)
  Contestation, Passage, and Implementation of the Law (p. 111)
  Notes (p. 116)


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