The Voice You Haven’t Heard: A Brave Survivor Rallies Students to End Trafficking in the Philippines

MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES – College students around the world are serious about ending modern-day slavery in their lifetime. In the Philippines, about 800 students gathered for the first-ever Justice Forum at Manila’s Polytechnic University to brainstorm new ways to stop trafficking in their country.

One of the most powerful speakers was a young woman named Rowena.* She addressed the crowd as peers—and from her unique perspective as a survivor of sex trafficking.