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Ronald S. Ratney's Blog – August 2009 Archive (1)

Girl enslaved for begging at age 8, for prostitution with tourists at age 13

The following episode was reported in the US Department of State's 2009 report on trafficking in persons:

When Julia was 8, a man took her and her sisters to a neighboring country and forced them to beg on the streets until their early teens, when he sold them into prostitution. Julia’s traffickers expected her to bring in a certain amount of money each day or face beatings. At 14, Julia ran away, eventually coming under the supervision of local authorities. They placed her in an… Continue

Added by Ronald S. Ratney on August 4, 2009 at 5:01pm — No Comments

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