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1. an object superstitiously revered by certain W African peoples and used as a charm or fetish
2. the power associated with a juju
3. a taboo effected by a juju
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(1) (MaaS) (Mobility As AService) See TaaS.

(2) (Metal As AService) A cloud computing provisioning tool from Canonical that was introduced in Version 12.04 LTS of the Ubuntu operating system. Using cloud functionality, MAAS manages physical servers, including newly deployed server testing, firmware updates and performance evaluation. MAAS works with Canonical's JuJu deployment software, which supports application servers, load balancing and databases. The "metal" in the name refers to "bare metal," a computer term for hardware. See Ubuntu and bare metal.
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But what happens in the case of the juju? What does this belief entail and how is it present in the efforts to help Nigerian women who have escaped sex trafficking through psychotherapy?
While academic literature has not yet depicted the efforts of governmental agents to fight against sex slavery using the very same mean that facilitates it, that is the juju, enlightening to this essay are media publications depicting the efforts of both African and English leaders to think creatively in order to battle forced sex labor.
They often do not disclose information about the juju or the fear that petrifies them, misleading the therapist to a diagnosis of major depressive disorder without being able to clarify what precipitated its onset (Fayomi, 2009).