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Poverty and Sex Exploitation


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Episode  ·  64 Plays  ·  38:09  ·  Aug 14, 2022


On this episode, we explore the role of poverty in sexual exploitation and trafficking, through our conversations with Suresh Kumar, the Executive Director of Centre DIRECT, who has been fighting against child trafficking in Bihar for over 20 years, and Hasina Kharbhih, Founder and Chairperson of Impulse NGO Network, who has spent over two decades working in the Northeastern part of India. They share their insights and experiences of the rural-urban divide, stories of familial trafficking, trafficked children during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the systemic changes needed to battle poverty and trafficking Trigger Warning: Please note, this episode contains themes and depictions of human trafficking that may be disturbing to listeners. Listener discretion is advised. If you or someone you know needs help, resources and more information about the work of the Missing Link Trust are available at www.savemissinggirls.com. Get in touch with them by sending an email to reachus@savemissinggirls.com. And follow the Missing Link Trust on Instagram & Twitter @missingirls. CREDITS: A podcast series by the Missing Link Trust Host and Executive Producer: Leena Kejriwal Opening Story Narrated by Roshan Abbas Writers: Baisali C Dutta, Devleena Chakraborty & Husein Haveliwala  This is a Maed in India production. Audio Engineer & Editor - Kartik Kulkarni Producer - Mae Mariyam Thomas Assistant Producer - Husein Haveliwala Show Artwork - Alika Gupta Episode Artwork - Bhaswati Bose

38m 9s  ·  Aug 14, 2022

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