Meet Maria: Not For Sale Peru

Meet Maria: Not For Sale Peru

She is a defender of the forests in the Amazon against deforestation and illegal logging to extract latex from of Shiringa trees. Latex is often used to craft a multitude of products including in-trend clothing and accessories. Maria has created a business selling...

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Meet Meta: Not For Sale Thailand

Meet Meta: Not For Sale Thailand

Meet Meta. Meta was one of the stateless children who grew up with Kru Nam, the project director in Not For Sale Thailand, who provided her the opportunity to go to school at 5 years old.  Before meeting Kru Nam, Meta would sell flowers at night for her aunt,...

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Not For Sale Thailand: Kru Nam

Not For Sale Thailand: Kru Nam

Kru Nam is the spirit of Not For Sale. Without her, we would not exist. A mother and an artist, Kru Nam first got involved with the issue of human trafficking when she brought paints to children on the streets of Thailand, encouraging them to share their stories. What...

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Meet Tyrina: Not For Sale Bay Area

Meet Tyrina: Not For Sale Bay Area

As a newly single mother who had just left a toxic relationship, Tyrina moved across the country in order to find financial stability and was introduced to prostitution by a woman who had created an “ad” for her when she was unable to find work and was desperate to...

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Meet Victoria: Not For Sale Romania

Meet Victoria: Not For Sale Romania

When she was just 14 years old, Victoria* was forced to become a sex slave for powerful businessmen in Bucharest, Romania. Her mother was an alcoholic, and she had no family support, which left her vulnerable to exploitation. The situation escalated to the point that...

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