Does it seem strange that an estimated 85% of North Koreans who somehow make it out of the country are women? Why do the majority of them end up in China?
China’s has a one child only policy has drastically lowered their female population. Approximately ten million abortions were performed between 2000 and 2014. This has created a shortage of brides in China. The bride shortage has sent China looking for looking for women in other countries.
There is a high demand for the trafficking of foreign women as brides for Chinese men. The people of North Korea are suffering from a sever food shortage. Women of all ages are being promised a better life if they go to China. Some parents sell there daughters to China on the promise they will be well taken care of. The women are forced into sex-trafficking or forced marriages.