Mothers of North Korea

‘I wanted to feed them warm rice,’ says a North Korean woman who though she was going to get a job by defecting to China. Instead she was forcibly married to a ┬áman.

In the 1990s North Korea was gripped by a devastating famine, which killed an estimated 3 million people. Since that time hunger as driver thousands of North Koreans across the border into China and human traffickers. These are stories of three women who made this perilous journey.

This film is a part of the series “Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery.” A series of films and media documenting human trafficking as it is experience by millions of women, men and children throughout Asia; a generation of people, living outside of citizenship, borders and basic human rights.

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