ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Tea, Tragedy and Child Trafficking in the Terai Dooars

A large number of tea estates in the Terai-Dooars region of the sub-Himalayan north Bengal have become non-operational or sick because of local and global economic conditions. The resulting joblessness has made this area a hunting ground for child traffickers who push children, especially girls, into slave-type domestic labour or sex services.



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