Sub-Saharan African men endure domestic servitude; employers often confiscate their identification documents, coercing them to remain in the home to work.
Illegal sub-Saharan migrants from Anglophone countries remain particularly vulnerable to forced labor and sex trafficking in Algeria, primarily due to poverty and language barriers.
Respect local traditions, customs, laws and religions at all times and be aware of your actions to ensure that they do not offend, especially during the holy month of Ramadan or if you intend to visit religious areas. Not all restaurants serve alcohol and alcohol is not served anywhere during Ramadan.Women dress in a wide variety of styles in Algeria, including European, and don’t have to cover their head unless visiting a mosque.To avoid unwelcome attention, women may wish to dress modestly, particularly outside of the main towns.You will need your passport if travelling internally by air. Don’t attempt to take photos of any government building or security installation. Algeria is a transit and, to a lesser extent, destination and source country for women subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking and, to a lesser extent, men subjected to forced labor.