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When she was 16, Roopa became pregnant with her first child. She was still forced to work, and in her eighth month, an accident sent Roopa into an excruciating early labour.
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Bravely, the couple made their escape late one night. For the next six months, they lived in the forest, surviving on the small income made by selling firewood.
After the rescue, Roopa and her family joined IJM’s two-year aftercare program to help them recover from the abuse and rebuild life in freedom. Banaiah secured a good job in a small manufacturing plant and Roopa plans to take up tailoring and handicrafting to help support her family.