Young Indian displays girl power, fighting against trafficking

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India’s Anoyara Khatun(right) with refugee advocate Hiba Nabulsi from Jordan
UN Photo:Priyanka Shankar

An 18-year old Indian woman who was trafficked as a child says her personal experience motivated her to fight for the rights of other young girls.

Anoyara Khatun from a village in West Bengal, India recently spoke about her advocacy work at the UN in New York.

According to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), despite the fact that more than 90 per cent of countries have laws which criminalise trafficking, there has been an increase in the number of young girls being sold across borders.

Priyanka Shankar has been speaking to Ms Khatun about her work.

Duration: 1'40"

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