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The first time, she herself was present in the room and made us do what the clients wanted. We were raped in front of her, with her assistance” — trafficked teen, Kanwal.
Pakistan has long been an important source of cheap labour for the Gulf state, particularly its booming construction sector. But there are growing concerns of another type of labor, forced sex trafficking of the under age girls that goes on as we speak.
The rights campaigners and reluctant officials say that hundreds of young Pakistani women are trafficked every year to supply the thriving sex trade in the brothels and nightclubs of Dubai. Innocent girls stuck in poverty cycles at home get tricked into lucrative jobs such as working in beauty and cosmetics industry, saloons etc.
Sana and her sister Kanwal were two such girls hailing from the southern Punjab province.
It all started when a “city lady”…
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