44 rescued in Nepal
33 women and 11 children have been rescued in Nepal.
Among the survivors is a 13-year-old girl who met her trafficker, a 44-year-old female, only two days before being lured across the border.
The child lived in poverty, her family’s income less than $1.40USD per day. A woman befriended her and, after asking about her life, offered her an easy job at her house across the border. She promised to send her to school and care for her like a daughter.
After our agents intercepted the young girl alongside her trafficker as they attempted to leave Nepal. While we counseled her on human trafficking she revealed that the woman had coached her to lie if questioned at the border. The girl has been reunited with her father.
Rescue Update Archive
Raid rescues 36 people in South Asia
36 people, including 29 children, were rescued from horrific captivity during a single raid in collaboration with law enforcement.
After being tipped off to suspicious activity in a particular building, our brave rescue agents posed as utility workers who needed to check something within the structure. Continue reading.
Six Children Rescued in South Asia
Three separate raids rescue six girls from sex trafficking.
Raids rescue 10 in the Philippines from sex trafficking
Two raids in collaboration with Filipino law enforcement rescued ten people, half of whom were children, from sex trafficking.
Those children were between 15 and 17 years old. Both raids took place on the same day and led to the arrest of two traffickers. To read about another case in the Philippines that led to two arrests in the same day, visit our blog.
27 rescued in the Dominican Republic
Our collaborations with law enforcement over the summer rescued 21 children and six adults in the Dominican Republic.
Our agents in the Dominican Republic have been busy! Working in collaboration with law enforcement, our teams were part of 20 operations that rescued 27 people between 8 and 34 years old.
19 perpetrators were arrested in these operations.
To read more about our increased caseload in the area, click here.
14 children rescued from sex trafficking in Asia
14 girls, all between the ages of 13 and 17, were rescued from sexual exploitation.
Most of these children, who are now safe in one of our Residential Care homes, were forced to sell their bodies just to keep from starving. To learn how we offer freedom in these situations, read here.