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An estimated 700,000 to 4 million people around the world are being trafficked for labor and sexual exploitation each year. Human trafficking is the fastest-growing source of profit for organized crime.
Kikka Cerpa was forced into a life of prostitution after her boyfriend persuaded her to leave Venezuela and go to New York in 1992.
"I went to the United States thinking that I was going to be working as a nanny, and I ended up being a prostitute, not by choice," she said.
Cerpa said she was beaten and raped and spent three years working in the sex trade to pay off her boyfriend's debts.