57 rescued in Nepal over two weeks


Border agents rescued 57 women and children, ages 11 to 29, from human trafficking.

Among those rescued was a 17-year-old traveling with her infant son. She had been promised a better life by a man she met a month ago on Facebook. He switched off his phone after discovering our agents had stopped her at the border.

Agents also rescued 11- and 12-year-old girls traveling together to meet a man that had promised them jobs and money for schooling in a neighboring country. Neither child had ever learned to read. Agents attempted to contact the man but he switched off his phone.

Rescue Update Archive

5 Cases Lead to 8 Rescued in the Dominican Republic


Rescue agents worked with police to rescue eight kids in five separate cases.

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In one case, two young boys were rescued along with a 17-year-old girl from ruthless sex traffickers. Two traffickers were arrested, and the three kids are now recovering in a shelter to begin their journey toward freedom.

The other four cases led to five more arrests, and those children were safely returned home, per guidance from local government agencies.

14 Survivors Bravely Stepped Into Freedom in Uganda


The girls, children ages 12 and up and one 18-year-old, no longer have to sell themselves to survive.

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Unable to afford school, hygienic items or even food, these 14 girls were faced with the difficult choice: sell themselves or face starvation.

Now, they are all are enrolled in Freedom Plans to empower hope-filled futures. To learn more about Freedom Plans, read here.

12 Rescued from Sexual Exploitation in Kenya


Twelve girls between 7 and 17 years old bravely accepted freedom.

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Nine of the girls were rescued from child sex trafficking and sexual exploitation, including a 13-year-old who was trapped in a forced child marriage. The three youngest girls were rescued from situations that exposed them to the sex industry, putting them at imminent risk of sexual exploitation.

All twelve children have begun their new lives by enrolling in Freedom Plans. Learn more about economic empowerment changing lives.

7 Girls Rescued in Cambodia


Seven girls were rescued from sexual exploitation and trafficking.

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The girls, who were all between 13 and 16 years old, have all enrolled in Freedom Plans to help them stay free. To read the story of one Cambodian survivor who became a RESCUER, check out our blog.

6-year-old Rescued from Online Sexual Exploitation


A 6-year-old girl was rescued from online sexual exploitation in the Philippines.

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The child, along with an 8-year-old who was at risk of exploitation, was placed into the care of local child welfare services to begin her healing journey. An at-risk adult was also rescued and returned home. The perpetrator of this horrible crime was arrested. Look for the full story coming soon on our blog.

The online sexual exploitation of children (OSEC) is a growing global problem. To learn more about the issue, read up here.