UK Nail Salon Slaves – level 1

15-01-2018 15:00

In Vietnam, people traffic other people into slavery. Some young women go to England. They work at a nail salon. They are not paid. They have to live above the nail salon.

One 16-year-old nail salon worker is missing. The police find her. They find out about the slavery.

The police arrest three people. These people go to jail. They will be in jail for a total of nine years.

A UK leader says that nail salons need licenses. This can help stop this kind of crime.

Difficult words: traffic (to illegally send things and people to different places), slavery (when you own a person and the person has to listen to you), license (official papers which say that you can do something).

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