Carla was lured from poverty in Mexico by a man who befriended her with sweets when she was only 12 years old. She spent four years being forced to have sex 30 times a day along side many other girls, some as young as 10. She was beaten, spit on, deprived of food and burned by hot tools and irons.
At 15, Amy became pregnant by the trafficker who imprisoned her. When she gave birth, her daughter was taken from her as a tactic to keep her working at the brothels. Amy was unable to see her daughter until she was rescued by an anti-trafficking operation in Mexico City 1 year later.
Carla, now 23 years old, has become an outspoken advocate against human trafficking, telling her story at conferences and public events. Her testimonies have been used as evidence in support for Megan’s Law that now mandates U.S. authorities to share information pertaining to American child sex offenders when they attempt to travel abroad.
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