Stories of Trafficked Children | Film Festival One World 2011
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Stories of Trafficked Children



Stories of Trafficked Children
Yeneakale Tamrat / Ethiopia, Czech Republic / 2010 / 28 min.

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In Ethiopia, slavery was officially abolished in the 1930s. Nonetheless, the local inhabitants still have to contend with it in some form or other to this day. Often, it is the result of extreme poverty, which people try to escape from by moving to large cities, as well as the demand for cheap labour. Both these factors are exploited by traffickers, who primarily trade in women and children. This documentary produced by People in Need looks at the stories of two victims of human trafficking. It shows how easy it is in contemporary Ethiopia for a young person to become a modern-day slave. With the silent consent of families who are accustomed to their hopeless situation, children end up in working in weaving factories or having to sell their bodies on the streets.

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Screenings

09.03. / 18:30 / Divadlo Archa
+ Debate: Zuzana Pernicová + moderator: Ondřej Nádvorník
12.03. / 18:30 / Divadlo Archa

Category

People in Need Presents

Production

Tereza Porybná
People in Need
Šafaříkova 24
Prague 2
Czech Republic
tel: +420 226 200 400
mail@peopleinneed.cz
www.peopleinneed.cz