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Rohingya refugee girls sold into forced labour in Bangladesh: UN

Rohingya refugee girls sold into forced labour in Bangladesh: UN
Wednesday 17
12:10 2018

Rohingya refugee girls are being sold into forced labour to raise money for desperate families in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh, according to the United Nations' migration agency. The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said it had identified 99 cases of human trafficking during the year since September 2017, although it cautioned that the actual number was likely far greater. Of the victims, 35 were girls and 31 were women, the IOM said in a report this week. Thirty-one of the girls ended up in forced labour as did 26 of the women. "The stories we commonly hear are of vulnerable ...

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Summary: UN's migration agency has identified 99 cases of human trafficking since September last year.

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