Tanvi

Tanvi

TANVI’S STORY *To protect the identity of this survivor, his name and image has been changed*  Tanvi covered her face as she stood in a busy train station in India. Two adult males, Rohit and Ashok, were there with her and appeared to be waiting for someone...
Jasmina

Jasmina

JASMINA’S STORY *To protect the identity of this survivor, her name and image has been changed*  Jasmina was telling the truth when she told monitors in a Delhi train station that she was traveling to find work. She wasn’t telling the truth when she told them...
Dok

Dok

DOK’S STORY *To protect the identity of this survivor, her name and image has been changed*  While growing up in a remote village in Thailand, Dok spent her nights sleeping in a shed. She was unloved and unwanted by her family and married off to a much older man...
Choi

Choi

CHOI’S STORY *To protect the identity of this survivor, her name and image has been changed*  Choi was born into poverty — she had few opportunities ahead of her in a country bordering Thailand. One day, a woman came to the small village and promised...
Buna

Buna

BUNA’S STORY Buna was not expected to live when Shanta first met with her in a hospital in Nepal. A CONVERSATION OVER TEA CHANGED HER LIFE Buna’s mother died when she was a young child. Though her father remarried, Buna did not experience a mother’s love....
Rachana

Rachana

RACHANA’S STORY A TRAGIC LOSS A mother’s guidance and love are extremely important, especially when it comes to young girls. Rachana never received this guidance as her mother passed away when she was barely a toddler. Rachana attempted to turn to her father for...
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