Breaking Free

Breaking Free Somaly Mam Was Born In The Forests Of Cambodia In The Early 1970 S And Sold Into Sexual Slavery By Her Grandfather Before She Was Even Twelve Years Old.Maria Suarez Came To America From Mexico When She Was Fifteen With Her Family She Went On A Job Interview To Be A Maid When She Got Inside, Her Interviewer Locked The Door And Told Her He Owned Her Body From That Moment On.Minh Dang Was Born In San Jose, California Her House Was Always Neat And There Were Bright Rose Bushes In Her Front Yard Nobody Knew That Behind Closed Doors Her Parents Were Raping And Abusing Her From The Time She Was Three Years Old Soon They Started Selling Her Body To Neighbors As Well.These Three Women Could Easily Have Been Voiceless Victims, Lost To The Horrors Of Their Own Histories Instead, They Not Only Fought Their Way Out Of Sexual Slavery, They Have Each Become Leading Advocates And Activists In The Anti Trafficking Movement.Somaly Mam Began Her Work Simply, By Supplying Condoms And Soap To The Enslaved Girls Soon She Was Taking Girls Into Her Own Home And Helping Them Learn A Trade Eventually, A Foundation Was Born Where Young Women, Rescued From The Sex Trade, Could Begin New Lives For Themselves Maria Is A Counselor For Abused Women In California And Speaks All Over The Globe About Her Experiences And Empowering Women To Speak Out For Their Rights She Is Also Busy Starting The Maria Suarez Foundation, Dedicated To Prevention, Rescue And Restoration Of Survivors Minh Is Getting Her Master S In Social Work And Has Worked As Executive Director Of Don T Sell Bodies With Actress Jada Pinkett Smith Minh Writes And Speaks Internationally About What It S Like To Be A Survivor And On Learning How To Love Fearlessly For The First Time.Breaking Free True Stories Of Girls Who Escaped Slavery, By Award Winning Author Abby Sher, Recounts These Women S Incredible Journeys From Sex Slave To Survivor To Savior But It Doesn T Stop There The Book Delves Even Deeper Into The Horrors Of Human Trafficking, An Issue At The Forefront Of Global Outreach And Activism.With Help From Somaly, Maria, Minh, And Many Other Survivors And Counselors, Sher Tells The Riveting Story Of What It Means To Be Liberated From Sexual Trafficking And Find The Trust And Conviction To Help Educate New Survivors.Remarkable, Timely, And Incredibly Inspiring, Breaking Free, Will Strike A Chord With All Young Readers As It Recounts The Stories Of These Courageous Young Women Who, Instead Of Running From Their Pasts, Choose To Help Those Still Caught In The System It Sends The Powerful Message That, Even In The Most Tragic Circumstances, The Unwavering Hope And Compassion Of The Human Spirit Can And Will Shine Through.The Book Has Already Been Hailed By Activists And Educators As A Powerful Tool For The Classroom And Beyond Breaking Free Teacher S Guides Are Available For Educators To Incorporate The Book Into Their Lesson Plans And Include Questions And Exercises Aligned To The Common Core. There arepeople trafficked and held captive as slaves today than there were over the course of the transatlantic slave trade.This book was very difficult to read, but I couldn t put it down It is filled with hard, ugly truths and amazing strength Reading these women s stories made me angry and depressed but also left me with hope, and a great desire to do something, anything to help end modern slavery.The stories are all very well written and all of the women come from different situatio There arepeople trafficked and held captive as slaves today than there were over the course of the transatlantic slave trade.This book was
In my quest to readnonfiction, I stumbled across BREAKING FREE It tells the stories of three women who escaped sexual slavery Somaly Mam, Minh Dang, and Maria Suarez with an additional section detailingfacts about sexual slavery, what to read next, and what to do to stop human trafficking.I really appreciated that Abby Sher focuses on what Mam, Dang, and Suarez did after they escaped their captors and how they went on to help other women in sexual slavery She s very clear about In my quest to readnonfiction, I stumbled across BREAKING FREE It tells the stories of three women who escaped sexual slavery Somaly Mam, Minh Dang, and Maria Suarez with an additional section detailingfacts about sexual slavery, what to read next, and what to do to stop human trafficking.I really appreciated that Abby Sher focuses on what Mam, Dang, and Suarez did after they escaped their captors and how they went on to help other women in sexual slavery She s very clear about what happened to them, but refrains from prurience There are none of those magazine descriptions of rape that go into every little detail However, I felt that Sher s writi
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This book is compiled of three, true, inspiring stories of three girls who escaped sex slavery One of the girls, Somaly Mam, was sold into the sex industry by her grandfather She was sexually abused every day, and she was in a horrible living condition in Cambodia One day she found a nice couple who gave her education, and her grandfather let her go to school at their house From this education early on in her life, she was able to use it when she escaped the sex industry a few years late This book is compiled of three, true, inspiring stories of three girls who escaped sex sla
Breaking FreeAbby Sher, NY, Barron s, 2014, 170 pagesAbby Sher s latest book is about three untold stories of young women facing modern slavery Breaking Free is a shocking and heartbreaking non fiction novel about Somaly Mam, Minh Dang, and Maria Suarez s childhoods As young girls, Somlay, Minh, and Maria grow up in poverty, which made living difficult But poverty was not the only problem being sold for th
This shocking, unflinching and very readable book tells of three women in particular as representative of all the young girls and women sold, beaten or forced into slavery and sexual abuse today We read of a girl in Cambodia who was sold over and over to pay other people s debts and who was bought by a Swiss aid worker who frequented her pimp s brothel That couldn t happen here A girl in California was abused by her own parents, a seemingly respectable Vietnamese couple, who brought her to a This shocking, unflinching and very readable book tells of three women in particular as representative of all the young girls and women sold, beaten or forced into slavery and sexual abuse today We read of a girl in Cambodia who was sold over and over to pay other people s debts and who was bought by a Swiss aid worker who frequented her pimp s brothel That couldn t happen here A girl in California was abused by her own parents, a seemingly respectable Vietnamese couple, who brought her to a brothel to earn for them every night throughout her school and university days A legal Mexican immigrant in America was kidnapped then enslaved as a house maid and sexually abused for six years, before her captor was killed by another member of the household who left the girl to take the blame Jailed for twenty five years, she was released after twenty.These brave young women have gone on to campaign on behalf of
This book presents the stories of three women who spent part of their lives in slavery, how they found their freedom, and became heroes in the work of ending sex trafficking Sher gives introductory inf
This book addresses a very difficult topic in a simplistic introductory matter geared towards teenagers and possibly even some mature pre teens Human trafficking is a huge issue globally and awareness needs to be increased It s nice that there is a resource to help explain an
I like the goal of the book but it seems the research wasn t done well enough or the author was trying to hide that Somaly Mam one of the women this book is about seems to have fabricated some stories. Absolutely heart warming, hearing the tales of young girls being treated sexually as adults. Touching story about what life is like after almost dying Finding your soul in your broken heart, a must read for all teens and young women.

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