A young girl’s journey from brutality to restoration

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Trafficked, tortured and shackled around the neck, Tahira* was deeply traumatised after she was rescued from a brothel. Living with her aunt in poverty, the 16-year-old had travelled across the… Read More

UK Victim Navigator Pilot

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17-year-old Maria* had enjoyed her day at school in Romania – but it quickly became a nightmare after she left to go to a friend’s house.  There she was snatched… Read More

Survivor’s family supported through Small Business Initiative

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Brothers Roji and Kadhar* were trafficked and forced into bonded labour when they were just 12 years old. Taken from a hamlet in Northern India, the boys were sent to… Read More

Committed aftercare can change lives

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When Tanzim* was rescued she was uncooperative and volatile, and social workers found her difficult to manage. But she was a teenager deeply affected by her experiences. Tanzim had lost… Read More

Youth sessions protect village

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At Justice and Care, we want to stop children being trafficked in the first place. That’s why we run regular awareness sessions for young people in the most vulnerable communities,… Read More

A mother’s joy at daughter’s wedding

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Poorvi’s* story is defined by her unrelenting determination to create a better life for herself and her daughter. Finding herself in a financially unsustainable marriage, Poorvi moved back to her… Read More

Siblings Reunited

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Brother and sister Mina* and Sundar* were just 14 and 15 years old when they were taken from their home and sold into slavery. The siblings were separated from one… Read More

A singing dream renewed

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Bhakti* always dreamed she was going to become a star. As a young girl, she so desperately wanted to sing and become famous for her voice, she jumped at the… Read More

My Run for Freedom

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INSPIRED BY AND DEDICATED TO YASMIN. By Julia Immonen Nearly a decade ago I learned that the buying and selling of human beings is the fastest growing crime in the… Read More

Trafficker apprehended by own victim

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In November 2017 and at only 16 years old, Damini* received an award for exceptional bravery from the government of West Bengal. When Damini* was barely 13-years-old, she had been… Read More