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Topics: Sex-trafficking

The Slaughter of Girls Continues in India



Nearly 550,000 unborn girls are killed in India every year by sex-selective abortion, a newly released report from the Population Research Institute (PRI) has found. The findings highlight the shocking extent to which girls in India—and other parts of the world—continue to be selectively targeted for abortion and elimination. The culprit is a strong cultural preference for sons that is present in India and other Asian cultures, which regards boys as blessings and girls as …

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Sex Trafficking Ring Found Selling Pakistani Women into Prostitution in China



Pakistani authorities have arrested 12 suspected members of a sex trafficking ring that was found to be selling Pakistani girls into prostitution in China. The incident is part of an alarming trend that has seen sex trafficking and bride trafficking into China increase in recent years. Earlier this month, the Pakistani Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) announced that its anti-human trafficking unit had rounded up eight Chinese nationals and four Pakistanis suspected to be connected to …

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China’s Population Control Police Should Be Abolished



China’s family planning police are widely hated and feared by the Chinese people. And who can blame them? For the past three and half decades, the family planning police have been the enforcement arm of China’s brutal one-child policy, carrying out the Communist Party’s mandate that couples have no more than one child, or no more than two if the first child was a girl. Couples who did not comply with the policy could face …

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What About the Other Korea, the One the Pope Didn’t Visit?



Satellite pictures of the Korean peninsula at night tell the story. The southern half, where the Pope just finished a five-day visit, is bathed in light. The major cities of South Korea, Seoul and Pusan, gleam like bright jewels, surrounded by a glowing lacework of smaller cities and towns. The northern half of the peninsula, on the other hand, is a black hole. Only the dim light of Pyongyang, the capital of the communist north, …

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Your Contribution to China’s One-Child Policy



Two weeks ago, the US State Department ranked China as one of the worst countries in the world for sex-trafficking, giving the one-child policy as the root cause. This analysis is spot on. It is because of the one-child policy that Chinese parents are forced to artificially limit their childbearing. Many choose to have boys over girls. China is currently short more than 37,000,000 women as female infanticide, sex-selective abortion, and neglect have ripped through …

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Sex-Trafficking in China



On June 19, 2013 the State Department released its annual report, “Trafficking in Persons Report.” China received an automatic downgrade to the lowest ranking, Tier 3. The State Department acknowledged the one-child policy as the “key source of demand” for sex-trafficking within the country, but remained silent on revoking the policy in its recommendations for China. The report stated that “the Chinese government’s birth control policy and a cultural preference for sons, create a skewed …

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US State Department Acknowledges China’s Sex-Trade Fueled by One-Child Policy



Last week, the United States State Department released its yearly Trafficking in Persons Report. The State Department ranks countries based upon their compliance with the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA). China received an automatic downgrade to the lowest ranking—Tier 3—for being a destination country for sex-trafficking. In the country narrative for China, the US State Department acknowledged that the one-child policy is the “key source of demand” for sex-trafficking and …

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US State Department Acknowledges China’s Sex-Trade caused by their One-Child Policy: Says Nothing



(WASHINGTON DC) — June 20, 2013.  The US State Department yesterday released its yearly “Trafficking in Persons Report.” China received an automatic downgrade to the lowest ranking, Tier 3, for being a destination country for sex-trafficking. The State Department acknowledged the one-child policy as the “key source of demand” for sex-trafficking and forced prostitution within the country, but remained silent regarding the abolition of the harmful policy in its list of policy recommendations for China. …

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