Rescued and Pregnant
Rescued February 22, 2023
This pregnant young girl was recently rescued from the red-light district in Mumbai. Her past is tragic, but she is on her journey of healing now with her soon-to-be baby.
Raped and Sold
Rescued January 25, 2023
At the age of 16, she was gang raped and sold by her neighbor to a brothel. She is 24 now and picking up the pieces of her life at YouCanFreeUs.
Sold at 14
Rescued January 16, 2023
Abused and Trafficked
Rescued January 10, 2023
Our new Kolkata safe house received the first YouCanFreeUs beneficiary of 2023. She has endured much pain in abuse in her young life.
Minor Child Rescued
Rescued November 23, 2022
Two new girls at our Kolkata Safe House
Rescued November 18, 2022
Our newly opened Kolkata safehouse has two more new beneficiaries who have just joined us. On the the road to healing.
3 New Rescues
Rescued October 4, 2022
Trafficked By a Friend
Rescued September 20, 2022
Eighteen-year-old Sumi was abused and sold by a family friend at 13. We are excited to see her begin to heal with the love and support of our Kolkata staff.
Orphaned and Trafficked
Rescued September 16, 2022
Ananya is an orphan who was sexually abused and trafficked by her boyfriend. She started her journey of healing as our first beneficiary in Kolkata!
A Beneficiary Returns to Safety
September 13, 2022
Sunika, who graduated from our program in 2019, recently returned for help and safety after experiencing devastating circumstances in her life. Our doors are always open to the girls who go through our program.
Sold Multiple Times
Rescued April 12, 2022
This young 19-year-old girl joined our rehabilitation program this week. She was rescued by police and sent by the government to us for her healing and eventual re-entry into society.
Five Young Girls Joined Us
February 1, 2022
These precious young girls joined our safe house today. Each has her own story of betrayal and trauma, but today they began their journey of healing and freedom.
Sold by Her Husband
Rescued November 23, 2021
This young 23-year-old girl, along with her one-year-old child, were rescued by our team. She was sold into the sex trade by her husband.
Trafficked by Her Boyfriend
Rescued November 8, 2021
This young 18-year-old joined us today. She is an orphan, abused as a child by her uncle and then sold by her boyfriend. We welcomed her into the YouCanFreeUs family today.
Our Largest Rescue
Rescued October 27, 2021
After almost a month of investigation, surveillance, and coordination with police, the YouCanFreeUs staff team rescued 28 minors from forced labor. This is our largest rescue to date.
Sold by Her Mother
Rescued September 28, 2021
This young girl has joined our safe house. Her mother and stepfather sold her into the red-light district at the tender age of twelve. She is another precious life freed from the clutches of slavery and given the opportunity to begin a journey of freedom and restoration.
Children Rescued from Forced Labor
Rescued September 7, 2021
In a daring rescue, our team rescued four children in forced labor from a business located in the red-light district.
Rescued from Child Labor
Rescued August 17, 2021
This 11-year-old boy was rescued from forced child labor.
Sold When She Was 16 by Her Boyfriend
Rescued July 4, 2021
This young girl is now free and has started her rehabilitation program at YouCanFreeUs.
Sold in Her Teens
Rescued June 23, 2021
She is 19 years old but was forced to marry at the age of 14 and by the age of 16 was a mother of two. A woman befriended her and took her to work in an adult entertainment establishment where she was trafficked. Her life of freedom is just beginning at YouCanFreeUs.
Trafficked by Her Boss at Age 13
Rescued April 28, 2021
She grew up in Nepal and went to India for work. After finding a job at a construction site, her boss trafficked and sold her into the red-light district. She is now safe and has started her journey of freedom.
These Children Are Now Free
Rescued March 17, 2021
Three young children were rescued today from forced child labor. They were working long hours in a bakery. Our staff team working with law enforcement raided the premises and extracted these children. They are now free.
Forced Child Labor
Rescued March 9, 2021
These four young children were rescued from forced child labor from a suburb of Mumbai, India. They were rescued from a hazardous factory where the working conditions were very inhumane.
Raised in the Red-Light District
Rescued March 4, 2021
This young girl was rescued and has started her journey of healing and freedom with us. Her mother was a sex worker and her father was a pimp – both died of HIV/AIDS. Her young life has been filled with tragedy in the red-light district.
Forced Child Labor
Rescued February 3, 2021
Our YouCanFreeUs team rescued these young boys from forced labor. They are being reunited with their families.
This operation took us almost a month from the surveillance and planning to the rescue operation. Our teams are working on several other cases, and we hope to bring freedom to many young children like these soon.
Trafficked by Her Neighbor
Rescued February 2, 2021
NIMI is now free, but she was trafficked at the age of 14 by a trusted neighbor.
Nimi is an 18-year old girl who has a tragic past of forced labor for four years in the red-light district. Now she is on her journey of freedom with us.
Sold by Her Own Family
Rescued February 1, 2021
Eighteen-year-old Vinita became our first rescue of the new year.
She was sold into slavery by her own family. She has a long road to her full healing and restoration.
Did you know these are the first processes a new rescue from sex trafficking goes through at YouCanFreeUs?
- Physical and psychological assessment
- Screening for HIV/AIDS, STDs, and other health issues
- Orientation into our program
- Counseling and therapy