VOA Burmese Blog

July 9, 2010

China’s Trafficked Brides

China’s one-child population control policy has led to the preference of boys over girls. Every year, thousands of couples abort female fetuses. The shortage of women in China has led Chinese families to turn to human traffickers to get brides for their sons and nephews. The traffickers buy or kidnap girls from nearby countries such as Burma, Mongolia, Vietnam, Laos and North Korea.

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