A Brisk Market In Babies...Sparks Action For Reform

The blonde, 22-year-old single mother felt she had only one option: Pregnant again, with few job prospects in her village in the Republic of Moldova and with no child care available in any case for her four children, she answered a newspaper ad promising a trip to Israel and cold cash in exchange for her unborn child. "I needed to feed my other kids. I was told he would be given to a good family, and that seemed better than a life in an orphanage," says the woman--currently serving two years in prison for trafficking a minor.

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