'I was trafficked for sex by my best friend'
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Grizelda Grootboom: 'How my best friend trafficked me for sex'

Grizelda Grootboom is a victim of sex trafficking, but the reality that she was trafficked by her best friend is hurting her more.

She said the incident happened when she decided to relocate from Cape Town to Johannesburg in hopes of starting life afresh with someone she called a 'friend' when she was 18 years old.

The United Nations says thousands of women in Africa are being trafficked every year.

Grizelda Grootboom has since written a book called ‘Exit’ to help get women out of sex slavery and prostitution.

Video producers: Anne Okumu and Thuthuka Zondi for The She Word.

  • 11 Jan 2020