Sex trafficking has received more attention in the past five years, and a handful of organizations are doing heroic work in fighting it.
The following are reputable organizations where you can volunteer your time or donate money:
Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (www.catwinternational.org (opens in new tab))
Ecpat (www.ecpat.net (opens in new tab))
Equality Now (www.equalitynow.org (opens in new tab))
International Justice Mission (www.ijm.org (opens in new tab))
Vital Voices (www.vitalvoices.org (opens in new tab))
To help Aisha build a new life, contact the Asian-American Network Against Abuse of Human Rights: (www.4anaa.org (opens in new tab)).
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