Nani: the power of motivation

I am Nani and my story could be that of any of my companions. I was born in January 2000, in a rural area of Nepal, Nuwakot. My parents already had an older son and daughter and another brother [...]

A gem for transforming the future

The jewelry brand APODEMIA joins Mumbai Smiles in the fight against human trafficking. Apodemia reaffirms its social commitment through a unique and special gem for its meaning. This firm has [...]

23 September, a day to defend

September 23: International Day Against Trafficking In January 1999, the World Conference of the Coalition Against Human Trafficking and the Women’s Conference  in Dhaka, Bangladesh was [...]

Begum: when the solution turns into a nightmare

Begum: in search of solution  Begum is 34 years old, she is the youngest of 4 siblings, one boy and two girls, who lived with her parents in Satkhira district (Bangladesh). They married her when [...]