“She looks straight into my eyes, her voice cracking slightly, as she tells me the number she wants me to remember — 43,200. By her own estimate, 43,200 is the number of times she was raped after falling into the hands of human traffickers.”
Karla Jacinto was a 12-year-old girl from a small city in Mexico, when she met an older man that she believed would save her from an abusive environment at home. Instead, she was thrust into a new reality completely: one of a victim of human trafficking. Karla spent four years enduring the abuses of her trafficker, buyers, and police officials before being rescued. Click here to read more about Karla’s story, and how she is working to advocate for other victims and survivors!
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