Tag: forced

Young girls forced to marry
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Young girls forced to marry

Throughout the world, but mainly in African, Middle Eastern and Asian countries, 10 million girls per year are forced into marriage. Many of these girls are not yet eight-years-old. The consequences include poor levels of education, poverty, health risks and sexual abuse.   Benjamin Serra   Fariba was only eight-years-old […]

Behind “Made in china”…
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Behind “Made in china”…

International reports indicate that more than 200 million children in the world are forced to work. Many of them are forced and exploited to produce low cost products, which reach astronomical prices in European and US markets. . Ramón Alabau . In Mali, they hand harvest cotton, on the streets […]

Turkey’s child Brides
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Turkey’s child Brides

Despite being illegal, the practice is still in use and leaves thousands of minors between 10 and 17 years old without a future, forced to marry  men that, on some occasions, are six times their age in order to settle the financial shortages of their families or out of tradition. […]