February 18th, 2011
11:52 AM ET

Promise of better life leads to nightmare of sexual slavery

Across Mexico, young girls dream of escaping their small towns for the big cities. They dream of a good job and a better life in the United States.

That was the case of "Claudia," a name given to protect her identity. Her dream of a better life quickly evolved into a nightmare. FULL POST

February 18th, 2011
11:37 AM ET

'Women for sale' store highlights sex trafficking in Israel

A designer clothing store, a comic book store, a tattoo parlor and a ... women for sale store.

This unusual window display shocked shoppers at a busy Tel Aviv mall in October when among the run-of-the-mill shops, they came across a group of young women standing in a storefront.

On them were price tags detailing their age, weight, height, dimensions and country of origin.

Organizers said the campaign is designed to bring awareness to women trafficking. It aims to collect enough signatures to pressure the Israeli justice ministry to back legislation that makes it a crime for men to go to prostitutes. FULL POST

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