Don’t sell me, Mama – Afghanistan’s forgotten humanitarian crisis

Afghanistan today is considered to have the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. According to various estimates, about two million families in the country are economic migrants.

Afghanistan, Don’t sell me, Mama – Afghanistan’s forgotten humanitarian crisis

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – “I’m little. Please, don’t sell me,” young Noqra Gul pleads with her parents. This may sound shocking, but selling girls is becoming common in Afghanistan. It’s the only way for a family to survive.

Afghanistan today is considered to have the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. According to various estimates, about two million families in the country are economic migrants.

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This is why many parents in Afghanistan are forced to consider selling their daughters to survive. The average price ranges from US$1,500 to US$ 2000, but this is a lot for people who are deep in debt and earn an occasional dollar a day.

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Unfortunately, the girls don’t have much say in the matter. They hope for a miracle. Is there any way around the impossible decision to sell a child or starve to death?

So is there any way out?