Covid-19 fuels trafficking of Lao women to China – UCA News

The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered poverty and economic downturns in the rural heartlands of Laos, fueling an upsurge in the trafficking of women and girls to China, police and women’s activists say. Poor and uneducated women and girls who are desperate to find jobs are being deceived and lured into the sex trade and false marriages in China, they claimed. Police are investigating more than 20 cases of underage Lao girls trafficked into China late last year or early this year.  

Covid-19 fuels trafficking of Lao women to China – UCA News

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