Hundreds of women bought and raped to have children in China

Hundreds of women bought and raped to have children in China

Hundreds of Myanmar women are victims of sex trafficking in China, bought and raped to have children, attests the report "Give us a baby and we will let you go"

According to the 112-page report, completed after three years of research by the Human Rights Watch, Burmese women are trafficked into China across the border of northern Burma, Myanmar. Including interviews with 37 survivors and family members of the local community, the dossier details how the victims relied on the promises of work from family members and acquaintances who eventually sold them for values between €2600 and €11,500 to families in China. Once in the neighboring country, women were arrested and raped until they got pregnant.

"The family put me in a room. They tied me up again... I was tied during a month or two. When it was time for lunch, they sent me food. I was screaming a lot... Every time the Chinese man brought me food, I was raped," said a Burmese woman who had been sexually trafficked after being sold by her own sister when she was only 16.

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