The problem of human trafficking is a global phenomenon, and we truly believe that only a collective, national and international response will succeed in creating a long-term impact.
The Jogini are seen as the lowest of the low – a prostitute who receives no payment for the acts she’s compelled to engage in. Often dedicated at a young age, tradition dictates that a Jogini girl is not to be ‘used’ until she reaches puberty, then she can be anybody’s.
Destiny Rescue recently collaborated with another organization in the Philippines to initiate a police raid in which 17 women and girls caught in the sex trade were rescued. Seven of those rescued were identified as underage.