Hundreds of thousands of young women have vanished from their everyday lives-forced by violence into a hellish existence of brutality and prostitution. The fact that all these story lines were linked to one king pin running an international organization was pure Hollywood, but it allowed for drama and suspense as he was tracked by the feds.
They're a profitable commodity in the multi-billion-dollar industry of modern slavery. When Kate checks in at the airport and her passport is scanned, it shows up on the monitor her name, place of birth and eye color "albastri", which means "blue" in Romanian/Moldavian. See more » : In 1865, President Abraham Lincoln and the U. Congress ratified the 13th amendment to the Constitution, which states, 'neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall exist within the United States.' No sensible person believes slavery could happen in the 21st century, much less on our shores. Slave traffickers around the world have rediscovered how profitable it is to buy and sell people. The wrap up and conclusion was also too easy, but again the mission of this film was to educate and spotlight abuse in an entertaining forum. On top of this, I especially appreciated the way the graphic scenes were composed. It wasn't played for sex appeal, or lurid fascination. Completely appropriate to the reality of the women, children, and victims of this abuse.
In 1998, the Indonesian economy collapsed and I lost my job. My savings were worthless, and the job market was dismal—I knew I'd have to leave the country to find work. With money like that, Tania's education would be more than covered, so I paid a ,000 recruitment fee up front, and in June 2001, a week before my 25th birthday, I boarded a plane for America. As if to punish me for questioning him, the man led me at gunpoint to the garage and pushed me into a car. In that moment it clicked—I'd been sold into a sex trafficking ring. I realized that if I ever wanted to see her again, I had to do what I was told. When I objected to his advances, he pushed and hit me. In the morning a man took me back to the townhouse where the two other girls were staying. See more » I found the movie very compelling as it followed several different story lines, exposing many different facets to the sex trafficking industry.Sketchy details of the bizarre case emerged at the Village Magistrate’s Court when the couple appeared for bail yesterday before Principal Magistrate Goodwill Makofi.With the aid of a translator and a series of one-word answers, the man finally revealed that he had been brought to Britain, housed, and put to work by Polish Roma.Staff suspected human trafficking and called in the experts.I have none of my irreplaceable things from my youth.”“Would you please write down the type of person you think I am, given all that you’ve heard and read? I’ve been called the worst of the worst by the government and it’s going to be hard for you to top that.”—Letter postmarked June 27, 2008, to Amy Fine Collins, from Dennis Paris, a.k.a.