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The Trafficking of North Korean Women To China
Date and Time:
April 27, 2021 12:00 pm ~ April 27, 2021 01:00 pm
Location:
Zoom
Speakers:
Lord Alton of Liverpool, Greg Scarlatoiu, and Jihyun Park
Host Organization:

 

Description:

Recent reports suggest that North Korean women in China are subjected to systematic rape, sex trafficking, sexual slavery, sexual abuse, prostitution, cybersex trafficking, forced marriage, and forced pregnancy. Reportedly, tens of thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked into China and sold into the sex trade. The business of the sale of North Korean women is worth an estimated $105 million annually. It is a business that will not cease without intervention and certainly not until an organised international effort is underway. 

The panelists will discuss the issue and consider what can be done to address the issue. 

Speakers include:

Lord Alton of Liverpool, Crossbench Peer at the UK House of Lords

Greg Scarlatoiu, HRNK Executive Director

Jihyun Park, North Korean defector and Human Rights Activist

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