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Hot International Issues
"The children who are turned home"
This Sept. 25, 2015 article in The Economist highlights the intersections of children, migration, and violence in Central America.
"Afghan Woman’s Nose Is Cut Off by Her Husband, Officials Say"
Jan. 20, 2016 article that highlights the issues of child marriage in Afghanistan and the violence surrounding it.
"Bradford mother who planned Syria child abduction jailed"
BBC News article, January 8, 2016, describing how "a mother who tried to abduct her two children to live in Syria under control of the so-called Islamic State has been jailed for five years and four months."
"China's social media search for stolen children"
BBC Trending article, January 25, 2016, about the rise in the use of social media to combat the high numbers of child abductions in China. Highlights the debate about the severity of punishment for those found guilty of human trafficking. Current Chinese law metes out approximately ten years in prison, although some argue that the death penalty is more appropriate.
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