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Trafficking risk rises as villagers flee India's worst drought in decades

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Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:01 GMT

By Rina Chandran

MUMBAI, April 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The worst drought in decades across several states in India is forcing tens of thousands of people to migrate from rural areas in search of water, food and jobs, increasing the risk that they may be trafficked or exploited, activists said.

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