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Domestic Violence & Child Slavery: This is what a lady Allegedly did to her house maid !

In another shocking case of domestic violence and modern-day slavery,this haunting picture of a young girl has surfaced on Twitter.She was allegedly hospitalised in a Lagos hospital after a brutal attack by her ‘madam’ in Nigeria.

It is the latest in a series of cases involving the callous, slavish and inhuman conditions that many domestic servants are subjected to in Nigeria. This evil is wide-spread in Africa, and African governments must as a matter of urgency start putting structures in place to deal with this disgraceful manifestation of modern-day slavery.Below are heart-rending images of other similar attacks that took place in Nigeria.

Chinemerem Sunday had boiling water poured on her by her madam

Sadia was hospitalised after severe beating by her madam Mrs Bunmi Oladele (inset)


Oluebube Amadi Battered by her Guardian

House help forced to sit on hot cooker because of bedwetting !


Scalded with hot water and almost blinded by an evil guardian !


11 year old Ita Bassey-Eno, Set ablaze by her mistress for stealing a piece of meat


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