India Undercaste – food for human traffickers

India Undercaste – food for human traffickers


Caste System and Trafficking in India

Human trafficking is something we hear about in Australia as a distant practice ‘out there’ in the third world. The horror of it makes us think that must be an illegal under ground practice that happens to the small populations of the most unfortunate. But it is far more prevalent than we can conceive from the context of the comfortable lives we live in Australia.

Today I had the privilege of meeting with Dr kancha Ilaiah of xx University in Hyderabad who shared with us his extensive knowledge of the India underclass, and how they are trafficked into sex slavery and manual labour. Here’s a short snippet:


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