A migrant worker cries after missing out on free food outside a railway station in Kolkata, after India ordered a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters A migrant worker cries after missing out on free food outside a railway station in Kolkata, after India ordered a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
A migrant worker cries after missing out on free food outside a railway station in Kolkata, after India ordered a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters

‘Children in a dog cage’: how coronavirus puts Asia’s most vulnerable at greater risk of homelessness, human trafficking

  • Closed schools and growing unemployment are making impoverished children easy prey for predators
  • Lockdowns are leaving victims of human trafficking and abuse, including forced brides in China, more trapped than ever

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A migrant worker cries after missing out on free food outside a railway station in Kolkata, after India ordered a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters A migrant worker cries after missing out on free food outside a railway station in Kolkata, after India ordered a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
A migrant worker cries after missing out on free food outside a railway station in Kolkata, after India ordered a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
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