Haiti's unregulated orphanages spur child abuse: report

Nearly 800 orphanages across Haiti house tens of thousands of children. But Haitian officials believe around 80 percent of the children have living parents.

    Nearly 800 orphanages across Haiti house tens of thousands of children.

    But Haitian officials believe around 80 percent of the children have living parents.

    A new report shows millions of dollars in foreign donations have turned orphanages into a for-profit industry, leading to the abuse and trafficking of children.

    Al Jazeera's Julia Galiano reports from Port-au-Prince.


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