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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

Bride Trafficking in India

  • Aired: 08/16/2013
  • 07:48
  • Rating: NR
In India one of the consequences of the widespread introduction of sonograms and the age-old preference for male children has been the frequent aborting of female fetuses. In some regions there are as few as 650 female births for every 1000 males. As Fred de Sam Lazaro reports this has resulted in a growing shortage of women and the trafficking of women to fill the need for Indian brides.
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In some regions there are no women to marry, so young girls are stolen, sold, and resold.
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