'You have to look at the value of a woman as a product'

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'You have to look at the value of a woman as a product'

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https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-03-21/ ... a/10920594

Seng Moon was 16 when she was trafficked from Myanmar's Kachin State to south-western China and sold to a Chinese family as a bride.

Her family back in Myanmar had been living in a camp for internally displaced people after fleeing the fighting between Myanmar's Government and the Kachin Independence Army, which broke out in 2011.

The now 21-year-old recalled her sister-in-law telling her at the time that she knew of a job as a cook in the neighbouring Yunnan province in China, and that the wage was much more than she could ever earn in the camp.

Her family decided they could not pass up the opportunity and she was soon headed to China in a car with her sister-in-law.

The last thing she remembered was being given some car sickness medicine by her sister-in-law before waking up with her hands tied behind her back.

She was eventually bought by a Chinese family who locked her in a room for two months.

"After two months, they dragged me out of the room.

"The father of the Chinese man said, 'Here is your husband. Now you are a married couple. Be nice to each other and build a happy family'."

It gets worse from there. Apparently "rentals" are a thing in China as well.
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Post by juice »

I didn't have to read the article to guess this was a product of the one child rule.
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