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Afghan Parents Selling Their Sons to Survive

While girls are are rarely traded, boys can fetch substantial sums – at least in the eyes of the poor couples who give up a child simply to allow the rest of the family to survive.

Mr Mohammed said: “I sold a piece of my heart to stop my four other children dying of hunger. I don’t have an elder son. I’m also sick.”

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