'I am with you' - the trans women helping trafficking victims in Brazil

Transgender workers are helping federal prosecutors to track down victims of human trafficking. Image: REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Fabio Teixeira

Slavery and Trafficking Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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Alana, a trans victim of sex trafficking, sits in Instituto Nice's offices, the non-profit that helped with her rescue, in the greater Sao Paulo area, Brazil, April 29, 2019. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Fabio Teixeira
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Julia, a trans woman victim of sex trafficking, sits outside a government building in the greater Sao Paulo area, in Brazil, April 30, 2019. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Fabio Teixeira
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