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Recent Developments in Nepal and India

Recent Developments in Nepal and India

According to NCMEC, over 5 million cyber tips for child sexual abuse material (CSAM) have been reported from India and Nepal and the surrounding regions. These tips are not only those of people in the region receiving this revolting material, but a vast number of these tips come from the production of CSAM images from …

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13 years old – Intercepted before being sold into sex trafficking

13 years old – Intercepted before being sold into sex trafficking

What lengths would you go to in order to find a source of income? Would you trust someone you didn’t know? Move through borders into new countries? If someone stopped you to make sure you were safe would you lie? Ignore their warnings in order to protect those who promised you a position? This is …

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Age unknown – Rescued from trafficking

Age unknown – Rescued from trafficking

This boy has been reunited with his mother. After being trafficked, found by one of our counter trafficking teams, and taken to a safe location, He is now back in the arms of his loved ones. Though this is all the information we can currently give, we can celebrate today that he has been safely …

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12 years old – Rescued from labor slavery

12 years old – Rescued from labor slavery

A story of courage. A father of a 12 year old boy wanted to provide for him. He wanted his son to have a future. He found a job opportunity, an apprenticeship for a bricklayer. It was in another country, but it would be worth it if his son could learn a trade and build …

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Age unknown – Rescued from domestic slavery and sex trafficking

Age unknown – Rescued from domestic slavery and sex trafficking

What about the young women? What happens when you fall between the cracks? No longer a child, But no childhood to remember. In it’s place, Memories of being sold, ignored, abused. No home. No family. No hope. This is the story for the young woman. Sold at a young age, she has been trafficked through …

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14 years old – Intercepted before being used for sex trafficking

14 years old – Intercepted before being used for sex trafficking

Grooming. The story of a 14 year old girl. You see grooming happening in countries like ours where social media is the distraction of every child, but in countries that don’t look like ours? A girl. Growing, learning about life, hardships, a desire to be loved. Not much different than us. She hears from a …

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