We are aware of media speculation, but the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan tells us that the claims of child trafficking have not been verified.
Since December 2005 we have been working with the Government of Pakistan to build the capacity of their anti-trafficking units.
We have received no other reports on child trafficking in Kashmir in the aftermath of the October 2005 earthquake.
In November 2006, my right hon. Friend the Minister for Trade (Mr. McCartney) visited a UK-supported centre in Calcutta which supports the rehabilitation of women and trafficked children from South Asia.