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www.vice.com 5 Shocking Details From the Testimony of Young Filipino Women Trafficked to Syria

From some of the poorest provinces in the Philippines , they wanted better jobs as domestic workers abroad. But instead of working in oil-rich Middle Eastern countries like the United Arab Emirates, several young women—including three teenagers—were sent to war-torn Syria, where they faced physical, psychological and in at least one case sexual abuse. Some of their stories, first highlighted in a sweeping…