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MTV's new film about human trafficking in China

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 - 01:22

Sept. 4 - MTV releases a documentary entitled ''Human Traffic: China'' in Beijing, with the aim of drawing attention to the human trafficking trade across Asian countries. Tara Cleary reports.

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These disturbing scenes are from a new MTV documentary. "Human Traffic: China" was produced by MTV's EXIT or End Exploitation and Trafficking campaign, to raise public awareness about human trafficking in China. Chinese Mandopop star, Han Geng narrated the film and was in Beijing to promote its release. SOUNDBITE: Han Geng, Chinese actor and singer, saying (Mandarin): "I'm honoured to participate in the production of this documentary. I want to use my influence, through my fans, so that people will know more about human trafficking." The U.N. estimates that out of the two million women and children trafficked every year, 30 percent of the cases are in Asia. Director Matt Love says the documentary tells the stories of three victims. SOUNDBITE: Matt Love, director for MTV EXIT, saying (English): "So looking at the emerging trends of both trafficking of male and female people, you know people, and also children as well. So it's looking at kind of a collection of stories to tell the current situation of human trafficking in China." MTV EXIT creates free programming for not-for-profit use.

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MTV's new film about human trafficking in China

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 - 01:22