12 Jun '11, 11am

World Day Against Child Labor and How You Can Help:

World Day Against Child Labor and How You Can Help:

Each year, hundreds of thousands of children are either sold by their families, kidnapped or lured away by the promise of a good job, only to end up being beaten, abused and working for little or no pay. The State Department releases a yearly report on child trafficking in which they tell victims stories in order to raise awareness. Here are some of them. "Cambodia Rathana was born to a very poor family in Cambodia. When Rathana was 11 years old, her mother sold her to a woman in a neighboring province who sold ice in a small shop. Rathana worked for this woman and her husband for several months. She was beaten almost every day and the shop owner never gave her much to eat. One day a man came to the shop and bought Rathana from the ice seller. He then took her to a far-away province. When they arrived at his home he showed Rathana a pornographic movie and then forced her t...

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