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Trafficked for sexual exploitation

The trafficking of women and children for sexual exploitation has reached epidemic proportions in the past decade. An estimated one million people – mainly girls and women – are currently trafficked into the sex industry by people ranging from violent gangsters to trusted family members. This issue of _New Internationalist_ tackles this most cruel manifestation of globalization.

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Trafficked

*Vanessa Baird* examines the global trade in girls and young women sold into the sex industry.
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