About this resource

The Maria narrative could be compared with Olaudah Equiano’s account of being trafficked to see the similarities and differences. A selection of Equiano’s account can be found on This comparison brings History up to date and can be used in a study of change and continuity.


Narrative with voice over: Shocking contemporary story of young girl tricked and trafficked into the sex trade. 

Visuals/Underscore: images and animation reinforcing the story over very atmospheric  music.     

*Suggest only suitable for age fourteen upwards.     


Visuals : Paul Field& Richard Hughes

Voice-over : Jake Francis

Words and music written by Paul Field


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