Nisa’s friend’s mother introduced Nisa to a man who was a family friend. He began to buy her new clothes and enticed her to take a bus trip with him. After a six-hour bus ride, he brought her to a hotel and abused her.
Sumi, a teenager from an extremely impoverished village in Nepal, accepted a ride from a kind truck driver while walking the two hours home from her daily trek to collect water. He kidnapped her and assaulted body and soul for endless days.
Saras, a 25-year-old woman, was given a life-changing proposition: leave her home in India to work as a well-paid housemaid in prosperous Dubai. The man set everything in order, and she went. But after two months of work, she had not received any wages.
Arathi wants to help people. Her future goals include becoming a social worker so that one day she can help girls in a similar situation to hers. Arathi is one of eight girls currently enrolled in a six-month leadership training school.