Putting the spotlight on Nigeria’s witch hunt

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Each year in Nigeria, many children are ostracised, abused or tortured because of a deeply-entrenched belief in child sorcery. Kids branded witches or wizards by their communities are often stigmatised for life, and are forced to live on the streets where they are vulnerable to sexual violence and trafficking. Nigerian anti-superstition activist Leo Igwe is in Australia to spread awareness about their plight.

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