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The Story of a Survivor of Child Sex Trafficking

Kelly Dore is the Director of the National Human Trafficking Survivor Coalition and Legislative Liaison for United Against Slavery. In that capacity, she has become a powerful...

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St. Bakhita Day: Honoring a Slave Turned Saint & Recognizing Global Slavery

The following interview was conducted by TER’s Vice President of Communications, Amy Roth Sandrolini. She asked her old friend, Sr. Eugenia Bonetti, a Roman Catholic nun,...

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Until She Is Free (Part 2: The Survivor)

Trigger Warning: Please note that the following story may be a trigger for trauma, sexual abuse, and violence.

 

I’m sitting in the back of the rusty old vehicle Adesh drives...

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Surviving a Close Encounter with Human Trafficking

The issue of human trafficking is close to home for some of us here at The Exodus Road. The following story was taken from an interview with a staff member and one of their...

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Bollywood Actresses Lured into Sex Trafficking with Modeling Job

Are young models and actresses targets for sex trafficking? Oftentimes, that answer is yes, both in the United States and abroad.

Lina* and Charmi* thought they had landed a...

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Freedom Rocks: How we Celebrate Survivor Stories

Since this video was made, the estimated number of slaves in the world has increased from 27 million to 40 million. The problem certainly hasn't gone away.

But saving the...

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Jami's Story | Rescued from Sex Trafficking

Jami’s* story looked bleak: A 15-year-old girl, kidnapped from her home in rural India. Taken by force to another city, she was put in an apartment where she was manipulated,...

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Sex Trafficking Survivor Escapes Brothel, Helps Rescue 4 More

It was a Sunday night. Tanjia* had been in forced prostitution for three weeks after being trafficked from her home nearly 1,200 miles away.

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India Community Unites to Give Weddings to Trafficking Survivors

21 women in India’s sex trade just received a life-changing gift that could save them from a life of prostitution. These 21 women, many of whom had been forced into...

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