Ghana (MNN) ― Sex slavery is rampant among tribal religions in Ghana. In a system commonly referred to as Trokosi, girls are given to tribal priests as payment for sins. “Trokosi” means wives or slaves of the gods.
Every Child Ministries is rescuing these women and their children who were born into this environment. ECM co-founder Lorella Rouster says ritual servitude, or shrine slavery, is common.
Recently, Every Child Ministries liberated 55 slaves of the “Thunder god.”
Rouster says it was a long process that started five years ago. “We went to the priest’s home to meet the wives and to share the Gospel. We also met him and began to share the Gospel with him. At that time he was very interested.
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