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Powerful testimony from an Albanian girl as she recovers from the trauma of human trafficking.

 

More than 3,00 people are trafficked into the UK every year, with the majority coming from Albania. Poor women and girls are mainly targeted, with many falling victim to mistrust in their ‘boyfriend,’ who often lures the girl into the trap of trafficking.
Reeta Chakrabarti, a BBC journalist, has been speaking to victims of trafficking in both the UK and Albania. Stories of brutality and exploitation are common to all whom she interviewed, girls ranging in age from early teens right through to adulthood.
Full report at http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39046337
Anne Kelleher, RENATE Communications.