Day: Jan 22, 2019

“Religion is polarising” – Okechi Okeke talks about human trafficking and God

Hope is central to Okechi Okeke’s The Joy of Meeting a Helper: hope cultivated, deferred, salvaged, and ultimately denied, always with devastating consequences for the young women involved. With dreams of Europe, Okeke’s narrator survives one calamity after another til even the hope of escape from her captivity in a Middle East home seems impossible. […]

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