Examples of modern slavery and how they occur today

Destitute parents sometimes  offer their young daughters as “loan brides” in order to pay off loans, settle family or tribal feuds and achieve other social and economic benefits.Drug smugglers that pay poor farmers in advance for opium production, often demand young brides when farmers fail to produce opium and lack other means to repay their loans.Children who experience forced marriage and servitude often suffer physical, sexual and mental violence.Young girls who experience forced marriage, sale and similar predicaments often lead a difficult life and some of them seek release through self-immolation and suicide.

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