August 10, 2018 in Survivor Stories, Rescue Missions
14-Year-Old Girl Rescued Twice in 3 Months

Kamini*, a young girl from rural India, was first rescued in February of 2018, along with three others. She was left in the hands of the local Child Welfare Committee (CWC). BRAVO Team was...

May 11, 2018 in Survivor Stories, U.S. Trafficking
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 loved ones.   In the...

March 16, 2018 in Survivor Stories, Rescue Missions
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 modeling job in the...

October 25, 2017 in Survivor Stories, Rescue Missions
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 one is as...

October 25, 2017 in Survivor Stories, Rescue Missions
Four Women, Two Boys Rescued from Human Trafficking in India

It was a rainy day in rural India. The Exodus Road's investigators had been gathering intel on a hotel-based brothel for the past three days. Now, they were ready to move forward with a rescue...

October 24, 2017 in Survivor Stories, Rescue Missions
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, raped, and sold for...

August 29, 2017 in Survivor Stories, Rescue Missions
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.

August 29, 2017 in Survivor Stories, Human Trafficking Education
21 Survivors of Sex Trafficking Are Married into Freedom

In 2017, a group of women in India’s sex trade received a life-changing gift that could save them from a life of prostitution. 21 women, many of whom had been forced into prostitution since...

August 1, 2017 in Survivor Stories, Rescue Missions
A Human Trafficking Investigator's Story from Deployment

Sepo. I can’t forget her. She was selling herself on the street. She was from Zambia, and her smile was pure. To her, I was just another prospective john, but she treated me like a genuine friend.