Esclavas del poder
NON-FICTION | 2010 | 318 pages
Based on the true and heart-wrenching stories of young girls and women who have survived the horrors of human trafficking, this in-depth investigation uncovers the hidden mafias of traffickers that operate throughout the globe. Lydia Cacho starts her journey in México moving North towards the United States, then Spain, England and she continues on to Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, India, Cambodia, Thailand and Japan: the ins and outs of the business of buying and selling people. Through interviews with victims, experts, traffickers, mafia lords and politicians the author attempts to decipher and understand the world of sex trafficking in an attempt to find on an increasingly terrifying situation. A riveting, powerful and courageous accounts that looks to shed light on this global problem in the hopes of finding a permanent solution.
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