Children exploited in the name of religion

I recently learned about these religious teachers who essentially enslave their students and force them to beg, creating wealth for the teacher as the children live in squalor and are often beaten.

“Islamic schools lure African boys into begging”

The religion is not the issue, but the deceit, greed, and manipulation involved with the exploitation of these children.
A sad quote: “The idea of child trafficking as a crime is so new in the region that no African language has a word for it, experts say.”
Culturally accepted or not…this has to change.


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