"Young women from northern Myanmar are sold and forced to marry chinese men, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW)."
"Seng Moon was 16 years old when she was sold to a chinese man. She lived in a refugee camp, having fled the civil war in the state of Kachin in northeast Myanmar (Burma)."
"After having been offered a job as a chef in China of his sister-in-law thanked Seng Moon, yes. Her family needed the money, " she says in a new HRW report."
"But the job was not. On the way to China was Seng Moon, drugged by his sister-in-law. When she woke up, she sat tied up in the home of a chinese family."
"the Background to trafficking in human beings is complex. Myanmar has been ravaged by conflicts and battles ever since the country became independent in 1948. In the north east, in the states of Shan and Kashin, fought battles between the myanmariska the army and guerrilla groups, namely the Kio frihetsarme (KIA), which has caused great distress and poverty in the area."
"at the same time, there is a growing imbalance between the sexes in the neighboring country of China, where the proportion of adult males is significantly greater than the proportion of women. The imbalance was attributable to China's so-called one-child policy, in force between 1975 and 2015, when most families preferred boys over girls. British Medical Bulletin estimates that today's China lacks between 30 and 40 million women; the women who would have been alive today if they had not been abandoned or aborterats away over the years."
"instead, The growing trafficking of women, according to HRW. 226 such cases it was noted by the authorities in Myanmar in 2017 – which is likely just the tip of the iceberg, according to the organization. In a study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the U.S. published in december stated that the 7 500 women from the Kachin and Shan states in Myanmar have fallen victim to forced marriages in China."
"Often, the aim is to produce children, rather than to be a bride for the man, according to the evidence from the victims."
"HRW criticizes both myanmariska as the chinese authorities for their inability to stop the trafficking of human beings."
"In the room where the Seng Moon was held captive, there was only a disguised window. In order to keep track of the days drew her line on the wall."
"as soon As the man had taken her home so he raped her omigen."
"After the birth she asked if she was allowed to return to Myanmar and got the answer that"
"Myanmar (Burma) is in Southeast asia and bordered by China, Laos, Thailand, Bangladesh and India, and has a population of close to 54 million, according to calculations by 2018."
"the Capital city called Naypyidaw, but until 2005 was the country's largest city, Rangoon, the capital."
"Burma was colonized in the 1800s of the Uk, but became independent in 1948. The military took power in 1962 and ruled autocratically until 2010, when a certain democratisation began. The conflicts in the states of Shan and Kachin, have been in progress since 1948."
"The previous opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who today leads a civilian government, was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 1991 for his demokratikamp."
"the Violence and repression against the muslim rohingya population during the recent years led to an intense wave of refugees, particularly from Rakhine state to Bangladesh. Aung San Suu Kyi has received extensive criticism for unwillingness or inability to manage for the rights of minorities."
"Sources: NE, Landguiden, AFP"