NEW YORK: Victims Tell of Torture They Suffered, Forced to Have Sex with 60 Men a Day

Three brothers smuggled the women from Tenancingo,Mexico, infamously called ‘the town sex trafficking built’ They were forced to have sex with dozens of men each day and beaten when they weren’t earning money One used to hope the beatings would end her life so she no longer had to suffer, another was forced to tattoo … More NEW YORK: Victims Tell of Torture They Suffered, Forced to Have Sex with 60 Men a Day

MEXICO: Girls Forced to Recruit Other Underage Girls for Mexican Prostitution Rings

By Deborah Hastings for NEW YORK DAILY NEWS on February 4, 2014— “Pimps in Mexico are now forcing girls to pull in others to work as prostitutes. If they don’t, their families are threatened, activists report. Warga, Craig Young prostitutes in Tijuana’s Zona Norte work the streets in Mexico, where girls are now being forced … More MEXICO: Girls Forced to Recruit Other Underage Girls for Mexican Prostitution Rings

TIJUANA: San Diego Resident has Opens Shelter for Victimized Girls

From The California Report— “The border between San Diego and Tijuana remains one of the most heavily trafficked international crossings in the world. And that traffic has a dark side: people, especially girls, are being bought, sold and forced into labor or sex. An early January bust in San Diego netted dozens of arrests for … More TIJUANA: San Diego Resident has Opens Shelter for Victimized Girls

Sexual Violence Survivor Seeks to Break Ultra-Triathlon World Record to Encourage People to Be Relentless in Fight Against Human Trafficking

Posted By Ana for The Laredo Sun on February 3, 2014— “Norma Bastidas, a 46-year-old single mom, survivor of sexual abuse and violence, humanitarian, and the first woman ultramarathoner to complete seven ultramarathons on seven continents in seven months in 2009, now seeks to break the world record for an ultra-triathlon by completing 3,536 miles … More Sexual Violence Survivor Seeks to Break Ultra-Triathlon World Record to Encourage People to Be Relentless in Fight Against Human Trafficking

MEXICO: The Drug Cartels’ Other Business—Sex Trafficking

By Ioan Grillo / Mexico City on July 31, 2013— “Like many victims of human trafficking, Marcela was tricked into the sex trade by a man she thought she could trust. She met him in her small hometown in Veracruz state when she was 16. Posing as a wealthy businessman, he asked for her hand … More MEXICO: The Drug Cartels’ Other Business—Sex Trafficking

MEXICO: 46 Women Rescued after Sex Trafficking Bust

By CNN Staff on July 2, 2013— “Authorities in Mexico City say they’ve rescued 46 women in a human trafficking bust. The women rescued included 27 Mexicans and 19 foreigners, Mexico City prosecutors said in a statement. Forty people were detained after a raid at the Cadillac table-dance club in the country’s capital over the … More MEXICO: 46 Women Rescued after Sex Trafficking Bust

MEXICO: The Mexican Drug Cartels’ Other Business: Sex Trafficking

By Ioan Grillo / Mexico City on July 31, 2013— “Like many victims of human trafficking, Marcela was tricked into the sex trade by a man she thought she could trust. She met him in her small hometown in Veracruz state when she was 16. Posing as a wealthy businessman, he asked for her hand … More MEXICO: The Mexican Drug Cartels’ Other Business: Sex Trafficking