September 23, 2020 in Survivor Stories, TER Operatives, Search + Rescue
Away From Home: Cindy's Story

Walking the dusty trail with sloshing jugs of water, Cindy felt the cool earth of Ugandan soil through her worn sandals. She walked home to her children. The water filled their bellies each...

August 3, 2020 in Take Action, TER Updates, TER Operatives
The Table: Our Welcoming, Strategic Approach to Fighting Human Trafficking

Through the years, we have learned that in fighting human trafficking, we are not alone.   And we are so encouraged.   We often meet others who are bringing freedom for children, women, and men...

April 16, 2020 in TER Updates, TER Operatives, Search + Rescue
"Our Hearts are Afraid." COVID-19 and Its Dramatic Impact in India

I am Gita*. My father and I came to Dharavi when I was a small child to live with my aunt. It is a slum, but I am proud to live here - we work hard in Dharavi. I am a potter, and I learned my...

April 3, 2020 in Rescue Missions, TER Operatives, Search + Rescue
Meet Leo: Latin American Operative Fights Sex Trafficking

Just as the human trafficking industry is hidden, so must be the undercover work of our national operatives. The men and women who devote their time to investigative work for The Exodus Road put...

December 14, 2018 in Survivor Stories, Rescue Missions, TER Operatives, Search + Rescue
Until She Is Free (Part 3: The Social Worker)

Waiting is always the hardest part. I’ve supported rescue operations at least a dozen times before, but that doesn’t ease the tension or calm my heart that’s racing inside my chest. Every case is...

November 30, 2018 in Survivor Stories, Rescue Missions, TER Operatives, Search + Rescue
Until She Is Free (Part 1: The Investigator)

My partner and I just arrived at the target location. Nothing looks out of the ordinary. A red neon sign is glowing near the door of the bar we’re approaching. The streets are full of bright...

October 25, 2017 in TER Operatives, Search + Rescue
Fighting Human Trafficking in Latin America

Human trafficking is a problem in nearly every part of the world. The unique problem of human trafficking in Latin America is augmented by immigration. Large numbers of people migrate across...