An army of nuns is travelling the world posing as prostitutes on street corners and in brothels as they try to rescue women and children held prisoner by human traffickers. For the last 11 years 1, 'religious sisters' have been working in 80 different countries, going undercover to save some of the hundreds of thousands sold into modern slavery every year. But the problem is getting worse, and John Studzinski, who leads Talitha Kum, the organisation under which the sisters work, is almost doubling the countries it works in to , to areas where 'dark forces are active'. Talitha Kum has 1, nuns around the world prepared to dress up as prostitutes to get access to brothels and rescue women forced into sex slavery.
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The Mirror investigates the horrors of the modern day slaves in Mumbai's sickening child sex trade. From a dimly-lit alley a teenage pimp emerges to tout a schoolgirl held prisoner inside the six-floor brothel behind him. Everything is for sale here in Mumbai, sir. Somewhere in there is a girl whose stolen innocence is a sordid selling point in the rat-infested red-light district of Kamathipura district. In this labyrinth of rubbish-strewn lanes, where homeless tots sleep rough beside wild-eyed junkies, there are thousands of such girls, some as young as six.
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Magazine article The Nation. Mira's father wanted his oldest unmarried daughter to go with the man, but Mira countered, "I can do a better job, Papa. Send me. Not only had Mira never gone to school but she had never ventured beyond her tribal village. She imagined that Bombay would be a magical place filled with Hindu movie stars and gleaming palaces.
Slavery in India was an established institution in ancient India by the start of the common era, or likely earlier. Slavery in India escalated during the Muslim domination of northern India after the 11th-century, after Muslim rulers re-introduced slavery to the Indian subcontinent. Slavery in India continued through the 18th- and 19th-century. During colonial time many Indians were taken into different parts of the world as slave by the British East India Company,  and the British Raj. According to Scott Levi, slavery was an established institution in ancient India by the start of the common era based on texts such as the Arthashastra , the Manusmriti and the Mahabharata.