Activist Cecilia Flores-Oebanda explains to CNN the challenges she faces every day running an anti-trafficking organization in the Philippines.
In the video interview above she says the trafficking gangs regularly threaten her life but can't stop her, and neither can the frustrating shortcomings of the Philippines political and legal systems.
Oebanda adds that winning the support of boxing superstar and Filipino hero, Manny Pacquiao has given her a new drive.
Though the traditional chains of slavery are gone, slavery is still very much with the world. CNN's Isha Sesay reports.
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