3 Human-Trafficking Survivors Share Their Stories
Aired on 01/14/2017
Traumatizing more than 20 million victims worldwise, human trafficking is the fastest-growing criminal enterprise. Yet, many people either misunderstand this heinous crime or are unaware of how close to home it hits.
Dr. Brook Bello started her organization, More Too Life
, to help prevent human trafficking and to help survivors heal and restore their lives. A survivor herself, she hopes to shed a light on the root causes of human trafficking, such as incest, rape, molestation and poverty.
In this clip, three More Too Life mentees share their stories: Tiffany, who began self-medicating with drugs after being sexually abused as a child; Ber, who was molested at age 3; and Kim, who was coerced into sex trafficking by her boyfriend.
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