20,000 Chinese babies are abducted each year

…Most abducted children are sold to new families as a form of illegal adoption, and are increasingly sold online, though some, mostly boys, are also trafficked for forced labor. I recently worked on an asylum case involving a young man forced into begging with a group of children under traffickers’ control in China. He is still so traumatized by the brutal physical punishments inflicted on the boys when they didn’t collect enough money that he can only talk about it in the third person: “they did this to the children,” never “they did this to me.”…

20,000 Chinese babies are abducted each year—is the one-child policy to blame?

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