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Sex trafficking cartel targets vulnerable refugees
Some police officers, working with brokers, receive young girls some as young as 15, and take them on as wives in exchange for legal documents

Uganda has been praised for its progressive refugee policy. With millions coming and immediately given a piece of land and immediately resettled, the numbers have been shooting through the roof.

But at the heart of this rosy policy, is a well planned and executed sexual manipulation of refugees…

Some police officers, working with brokers, receive young girls some as young as 15, and take them on as wives in exchange for legal documents

Also involved in this power manipulation are officials from the Office of the prime minister and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. While the Police desk at Old Kampala acknowledges that these brokers exist, they deny claims that their officers are involved.

In Panorama this week, we speak to victims and go undercover to unearth a racket involving agents and officials ironically expected to protect the lives of these refugees. This is a story of manipulation