Monday, May 1, 2006

China Sex Trafficking Further Exacerbates Gender Imbalance

Chinese news service, Muzi.com reports last week that China's strict gender enforcement policy of one child per family (or two if the firstborn is a girl) is not only worrying sociologists in the country who consider that there will be a huge shortage of marriageable women in the next generation, but the story also points out that:
The shortage of women in some areas of China is further exacerbated by sex trafficking. Thousands of Chinese women are abducted by human traffickers every year in increasingly sophisticated underground operations.

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