Trafficking of Mozambican children rises sharply: NGOs | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, October 09, 2007 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, October 09, 2007

Trafficking of Mozambican children rises sharply: NGOs

Trafficking of Mozambican children across to neighbouring countries, mostly South Africa, has risen tenfold in the last two years, children's rights groups said at a meeting in Maputo yesterday.
Mozambican non-governmental organisations said cases of child trafficking had increased from about 100 in 2005 to more than 1,000 this year.
"The phenomenon of trafficking Mozambican children to neighbouring countries, especially South Africa, is reaching alarming proportions," the NGOs said in a joint press release.

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