Women Trafficking from North Korea

in Transnational Crime

After escaping from North Korea, women are often taken in by human traffickers where they are sold for $1,500. The women are usually sold either to elderly farmers as a wife or to Internet Sex Shows operators.

More than 90 percent of women who escape North Korea and enter China end up victims of human trafficking.

Source: AFP, “N.Korean women up for sale in China: activist,” Google News, May 13, 2010.

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