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Sita

Sita was sold into a life of sexual slavery for just 29 U.S. dollars…

Although her father was a former missionary, Sita did not grow up in a family bursting with love. Sita always felt that her family did not want her, and the young girl was regularly ignored. 

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Chandra

Chandra was trafficked – bought and sold as property – to four different brothel owners. Still, amidst her vulnerable circumstances, she kept her heart focused on freedom…

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THEIR STORIES

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 else. When...

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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 she was...

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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 while...

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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 Choi’s parents...

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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. Instead,...

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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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Didi

Didi

DIDI'S STORYTHE RIPPLE EFFECT So often we ask ourselves, Is what I am doing actually making a difference? The fight against human trafficking is overwhelming when we look at the numbers.  I am here to say to you,  Yes, we are making a difference, and ripples that seem...

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Aapti

Aapti

AAPTI'S STORYA FAMILY'S BETRAYAL When you read Aapti’s story, it is hard to imagine that she is only 19 years of age. When Aapti was just 6 months old, her mother died and her father abandoned her. Aapti, however, was not alone. She was taken in and raised by her...

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Urmi

Urmi

URMI'S STORY "My father was a drunk, and my mother did not care about her children. At 14 years old, I was facing an arranged marriage. I begged my father not to go through with the marriage; he ignored that request." A BROKEN HOME AND AN EARLY MARRIAGE By the time...

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Sangita

Sangita

SANGITA'S STORY "I heard from girls in my village how wonderful the Middle East was. My husband couldn't stop me. I was going to earn money for our family." A MOTHER'S LOVE From a small community in Nepal, Sangita lived with her loving husband, Guna, and their...

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THEIR STORIES

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 else. When...

read more
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 she was...

read more
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 while...

read more
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 Choi’s parents...

read more
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. Instead,...

read more
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...

read more
Didi

Didi

DIDI'S STORYTHE RIPPLE EFFECT So often we ask ourselves, Is what I am doing actually making a difference? The fight against human trafficking is overwhelming when we look at the numbers.  I am here to say to you,  Yes, we are making a difference, and ripples that seem...

read more
Aapti

Aapti

AAPTI'S STORYA FAMILY'S BETRAYAL When you read Aapti’s story, it is hard to imagine that she is only 19 years of age. When Aapti was just 6 months old, her mother died and her father abandoned her. Aapti, however, was not alone. She was taken in and raised by her...

read more
Urmi

Urmi

URMI'S STORY "My father was a drunk, and my mother did not care about her children. At 14 years old, I was facing an arranged marriage. I begged my father not to go through with the marriage; he ignored that request." A BROKEN HOME AND AN EARLY MARRIAGE By the time...

read more
Sangita

Sangita

SANGITA'S STORY "I heard from girls in my village how wonderful the Middle East was. My husband couldn't stop me. I was going to earn money for our family." A MOTHER'S LOVE From a small community in Nepal, Sangita lived with her loving husband, Guna, and their...

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