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Human Trafficking Victims Find a Voice Through Painting

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In her painting, he is depicted as a tiger. The artist is a Filipina who was forced into prostitution in the UAE. The Tiger is her first client. He hired her for an hour and they got talking.

She risked punishment, but she told him everything - that she had come to the UAE to work as a beautician, but she and her two colleagues were locked in their villa and forced to sell their bodies. She told him how she didn’t want to do it and hoped to escape back to the Philippines.

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  • Zach Smith

    There are so many stories of people that are able to express their pain or hurt through an artistic expression. I had a relative who could only talk about the abuse he suffered if Bob Dylan was playing. Art is a powerful medium that should not be ignored.