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UN: Children in Quake-hit Nepal at Risk of Trafficking, Being Left in Orphanages

Children in earthquake-hit Nepal are more at risk of trafficking and exploitation or of being sent unnecessarily or illegally to live in orphanages since the first quake struck in April, the U.N. Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Friday. Hundreds of thousands of families lost their homes after earthquakes struck on April 25 and May 12, killing 8,800 people and raising concerns among rights groups that trafficking rings in the region would take advantage of the chaos. Thousands of...

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