by llana Kramer

Modern-Day Sex Slavery

The hidden trafficking of women and girls in the US and Israel…and who is trying to free these captives.

Imagine that you are a 23-year-old woman in Ukraine, a country worn out by poverty since the fall of the former Soviet Union. Everyone around you is, like you, poor and desperate. There is no food, even for the children, Imagine that five months ago you gave birth. Your husband, who used to bring a little food sometimes, does not come home anymore. The baby cries from hunger, but your milk is all dried up. You have hardly clothes to keep you warm and no relief in sight; it’s hopeless.

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