Africa: When Caretakers Side With Child Traffickers – AuthenticAfrican

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[ISS] 'The marabout [Quranic teacher] promised my father that he would take care of me and teach me Quran. But [when] we reached Senegal, he forced me to beg on [the] street. I must bring him $1 every day. He beat me severely when I failed to get that amount.' This is the story of a former victim of child trafficking found at the Friends of Children Association office in Gabu, east Guinea-Bissau.