India: Sisters Combating Human Trafficking

Together with these NGOs, the Sisters patrol the New Delhi and Anand Vihar railway stations. “From 6 a.m. till 6 p.m., we go two-by-two looking for unaccompanied children”, Sister Regina explains. “Some have run away from home for some reason, others are brought by traffickers for child labour, begging, or even organ trade. Girls are lured to the city with false promises of good jobs or marriage. A few teenagers, with very little or no money, elope and come to the city with a dream of a happy married life”.

Sourcxe: Vatican News

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