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A Second Slave Rebellion in Haiti: What's the Worth of a Haitian Child? Part III

Beverly Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beverly Bell

In Haiti, desperate parents regularly give away their children in the hope that the new family will better feed and educate them. Instead, the children usually end up as child slaves.

Child Slavery in Haiti: Odette's Story

The Morningside Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
The Morningside Post

More than 300,000 children are currently enslaved as restaveks in Haiti. They make up 3 percent of Haiti's population. More often than not they are emotionally and physically abused.