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Finally Free: Chithra's Story
Nearly every special moment in Chithra’s life—childhood, marriage, motherhood—was spent trapped on a farm under a slave owner’s watchful eye. She...
Arul and Pachayamma were forced to work in a dangerous quarry
Every time Arul asked for permission to do anything for himself or his family, the owner threatened him: “You cannot go anywhere! Even if you die,...
Jakelin's father tore their family apart.
Jakelin grew up with her mother and three brothers in their cinderblock home that clung to the gorge of Guatemala City. Her mother worked hard as a...
He Just Wanted to Go Home
Ron was a father, a husband, and a family man willing to risk anything to give his family just the basics. But in Cambodia, dire poverty kept getting...
“We were left with no choice but to follow her instructions.”
When Joy was eight, her parents separated and she began staying with relatives and neighbours. She babysat, did laundry, cleaned floors—whatever she...
This Image Keeps Us Fighting Against Slavery
Kasi knew this was his one shot. As the sun streaked his bare back, the 70-year-old knelt desperately on the dusty ground and pleaded with officials...
Forced to live in a brothel as a child, Pavi is now a rising field hockey star
High-pitched screams rang out as 14 ecstatic young women ran off a field hockey pitch in late February 2018, with bronze medals clutched in each of...
A Nightmare that Lasted Six Years
When she was 13-years-old, Veronica* ran to her mother Leonor* in tears. She began to utter words that would strike fear into the heart of any...
Nine Months Pregnant. One Shot at Freedom.
The birth of a child should always be a beautiful moment, but for women around the world living in modern-day slavery, pregnancy can be a time of...

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