The Buzz Sunitha Krishnan on the human face of human trafficking


Sunitha Krishnan shared heartbreaking stories about some of the 3,200+ girls she has rescued from Indian brothels with her organization Prajwala. Through education, rehabilitation, and job training, she helps to restore hope and dignity to victims, and she encourages us to empathize with and accept trafficking victims as human beings. The Facebook and Twitter audiences were profoundly impacted:

Sunitha Krishnan: a modern day HERO who rescues kids from sexual slavery / human trafficking. — kokoe2

Sunitha Krishnan an anti-trafficking activist is amazing. Her stories are heart wrenching — tanzeemc

Sunitha Krishnan: We as a civil society victimize victims – stigmatize victims of rape and sexual slavery — infosys

Standing ovation for Sunitha Krishnan. WOW WOW WOW! — TEDxShekhawati

Incredibly moved. Make a note now to view Sunitha Krishnan’s #TEDIndia talk on human trafficking as soon as it goes online. — kn0thing

Hearing a lot of people struggling not to cry after Sunitha Krishnan’s talk on human trafficking — eneylon

Alright 100k dollars raised from the Ted audience for Sunita Krishnans Ngo which works with Human Trafficiking…wow — sudhirsyal

Photo: TED / James Duncan Davidson