Dance helps sex trafficking victims
May 8th, 2012
04:14 PM ET

Dance helps sex trafficking victims

Teenagers who once worked in India’s sex trade showed how dance is helping them leave their previous lives behind.

Five girls performed for U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during her visit to India.

They are part of Kolkata Sanved, a dance therapy movement founded in 2004 by Sohini Chakraborty, a dance sociologist and dance activist. It provides an alternative approach to therapy and healing for victims of violence and trafficking.

The 2011 Trafficking in Persons Report, produced by the State Department, said: “India does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is making significant efforts to do so."


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soundoff (11 Responses)
  1. Lawal dauda idowu

    India must suport it because,is part of entertament,any entertament is not trafiking.

    May 10, 2012 at 3:26 am | Reply
  2. Rickson

    Here at home(Africa) we also help young girls to get out of prostution.

    May 10, 2012 at 7:40 am | Reply
    • wcb2001

      You also need to help educate the young men who think its ok to abuse and rape these women.

      May 10, 2012 at 10:47 am | Reply
      • Carly

        This applies to the US as well.

        May 11, 2012 at 11:13 am |
      • V.

        I think it's fair enough to say that victimization of young women is a universal problem. The only way any nation, ethnic group, or club can look down on another for crimes such as rape is if they don't practice the crime themselves. Rape happens EVERYWHERE, everyone's $#*! stinks.

        May 17, 2012 at 5:23 pm |
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    May 10, 2012 at 3:54 pm | Reply
  4. Robin Foster

    that's nice. i would not like to be put through that.

    May 29, 2012 at 2:52 am | Reply
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