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Dad and daughter have helped hundreds of sex trade survivors find jobs

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Human trafficking is a widespread problem in India, but Nita Umashankar and her father, Ray, are doing tremendous work to ease the aftermath for women and children who have survived the wrath of the sex trade. The duo’s foundation trains people in computer science and how to speak English. Most importantly, the foundation works to overturn the stigma potential employers may associate with former sex workers’ pasts. All told, some 600 women and girls have reportedly landed jobs thanks to the assistance of this very dynamic duo — a remarkable feat to be sure.

Read the full story at The Huffington Post.

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