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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Sex Trafficking in Moldova

The following you are about to read was taken from Tom Davis's blog.

Many of you have asked why this issue (sex trafficking) is so bad in this country. Here's some information from the State Department:

"Although formerly one of the most wealthy parts of the former Soviet Union, Moldova is today officially the poorest country in Europe. With nearly total unemployment, the registered daily income of 80% of the population is below a dollar per day. This fact can explain why desperate people sell their organs for money and sex trafficking is rampant. Moldovan prostitutes are now the country’s main export."
40% of Moldova's sex slaves are kids, and both the traffickers and the involved government officials know that children are highly sought after for the sex trade."

Read more: http://blog.beliefnet.com/redletters/2010/04/iempathize-the-story-of-the-sex-cafe.html#ixzz0qbRVDQxB

Brad and the Sex-Cafe from Tom Davis on Vimeo.

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