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The Pattern of Sex Trafficking Orphans in Moldova

28 May

Blog post by Angela B., Team Moldova 2011

Moldova has been called the “engine of the sex industry” and unfortunately children are usually used as the fuel for this  “engine”.  Most often  orphans are the ones targeted by sex traffickers and the U.S State Department has reported a “pattern of trafficking” involving orphans in Moldova.  The girls at risk are those who have to leave the orphanages at 16 or 17.  They are given a little bit of money and a bus ticket. Continue reading