Rescue

The art of undercover rescue in Cambodia

It is near impossible to rescue a girl from sex trafficking in Cambodia, yet our rescue agents continue to do it. What then is their secret?

Philippines raid followup: survivors finding justice

Check back in on a case from December 2020.

Traffickers try new tactics to exploit two girls

Agents are up against new challenges as traffickers pull out all the stops hoping to sneak girls across the border and into a life of exploitation.

Rescue agents in two countries team up on notorious trafficker

Three girls left home without telling anyone where they were going, if not for the collaboration of two teams of rescue agents, they could have been gone forever.

Debunking classic myths about child sex trafficking

What does child sex trafficking really look like in Southeast Asia? An interview with a seasoned rescue agent sheds light on the realities and some surprising truths.

On the run: Survivor helps three girls escape their traffickers

Diya and her 11-year-old daughter stepped into new lives of freedom in November of last year. Today, three more children have escaped their traffickers and are safely in our care because of Diya’s bravery and quick thinking!

From six-year-old tea picker to university graduate: Dao’s story

Dao has faced incredible obstacles and injustice. Now she is living her life on a mission and her spirit of joy is contagious.

Never give up: agent finds missing child

Two months ago, Calina* vanished without a trace from her home city in southeast Asia. 

Operation Corso

Numerous past cases linked back to this one pimp, establishing him as the head of a deeply-rooted syndicate.

Trafficking turn around – Nepalese women fight back!

Twenty-one-year-old Soneeya* set out with her father to visit a neighbouring city. She had no idea she was about to encounter the man who would turn out to be her trafficker.

Flourishing in Freedom

Reena, Eisha and Nadiya were rescued at the Nepal border earlier this year. Since then, we have been following up with them and their families to see how they are doing.

Exploitation continues despite Covid-19

Although we are grateful that current circumstances have slowed the demand and flow of trafficking, for now, I suspect desperation and greed will cause the industry to morph, adapting to limitations but continuing to exploit young women and children.