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  • China v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

    Country: United Kingdom

    Court: Asylum and Immigration Tribunal

    Sentenced date: 11/11/2008

    Purpose of exploitation: Exploitation of the prostitution

    In this case the appellants are a female citizen of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and her dependent child born in the United Kingdom.  She was trafficked into the UK for the purpose of sexual exploitation. Her daughter was born in the UK after she entered the country.

    She complaint against the decision of the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal to send her and her daughter to the PRC and having refused them asylum, humanitarian protection and human rights claims. The appeals were dismissed on all grounds with the argument that women and girls in China, in general, face no real risks of serious harm from traffickers.