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I just came across this fascinating news item in The Guardian:
Child survivors of Nepal earthquake ‘being sold’ in the UK
Theresa May urges police investigation after the Sun reports that Nepalese and Indian children are being sold to British families as domestic slaves
Nepalese children en route to a better life in Europe
The home secretary Theresa May has urged police to investigate claims that child survivors of the Nepal earthquake and other vulnerable children are being sold to British families to work as domestic slaves.
An investigation by the Sun newspaper suggests that boys and girls as young as 10 are being sold for just £5,300 by black market gangs operating in India’s state of Punjab.
The paper says the gangs are preying on the children of Nepalese refugees, as well as destitute Indian families.
May called child trafficking a “truly abhorrent crime” and urged the National…
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