After the collapse of communism in 1989, millions of former Soviet bloc residents migrated abroad, breathing life into one of the oldest criminal enterprises—the trafficking of humans into sexual slavery. Since then, thousands of Eastern European women have been sold into prostitution. Photojournalist Mimi Chakarova investigates this rarely documented journey. + View project at www.priceofsex.org. + Watch video profiles of the women. + Support the project.
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The Price of Sex: Women Speak
by Mimi Chakarova and Carrie Ching, Reveal
May 26, 2009