Anti-HT Newsletter intro …

200 women came walking through the breezeway at 10:00am into an old building in Kolkata(Calcutta), India.  During the time just before their day of work at the clothing center, it came in a strong grip to me … these women were actually “saved”, saved from the slavery of the sex trade industry.  Photography and interviews were forbidden due to all types of risks to these women and those helping them.  We were however allowed to speak openly with the leadership, in this one of seven organizations we the GHNI team investigated for our TCD work in the “source” villages these women came from.  Words cannot describe how sobering it was.  Most trickery and deception comes when the girls are hardly or not at all in puberty.  Within a ½-mile radius of our location, there were 20,000 women in prostitution, with 40,000 clients each night.  The 200 women in front of us seemed so few in comparison.

Symbolic Art of anti-Human Trafficking

About GHNI daniel emig

Global Hope Network International - GHNI E. Europe & S. Asia Lead Assist Click to edit summaryI and our work in GHNI – Global Hope Network International seek to help the poorest of the poor become self-sustaining and human in the fullest sense. Using location-based relationships and resources, GHNI allows these to be the catalyst of change discovered and embraced. Via our mentoring on, and access to, water, food, wellness (health), education, and finances; people are freed to live the whole lives they were meant to live.

Posted on April 5, 2012, in human trafficking, India, sexual exploitation and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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