Still, Meena resisted customers, despite fresh beatings and threats to cut her in pieces.
Finally, the brothel owners forced her to drink alcohol until she was drunk. When she woke up, Meena finally accepted her fate as a prostitute.
Brothels like this, in Svay Pak, Cambodia, locked up young girls, and the big difference from 19th century slavery seemed that the girls would be dead of AIDS by their 20s.
They were forced to engage with up to 10 customers a night, because they were considered the brothel owner's property.
According to his tweets, the brothel — which had girls has young as 13, all being held against their will — was run by a Cambodian military officer and his wife, prompting concerns from police that there would be resistance from the army.
Innocence was long lost and one could only notice despair and suffering in the eyes of these girls.
"When I met Aisha Parveen in 2006, she was an impoverished 20-year-old from the countryside awaiting a Pakistani court’s decision to return her to a brothel owner who tortured her for six years." says Nicholas She was described as 'a girl without importance' She was 14 years old when she was struck on the back of her head while on her way to school.
She awoke to find herself imprisoned in a brothel hundreds of miles away. Parveen fought back and refused to sleep with customers.
Shortly after midnight Eastern time, Kristof announced to his followers that he would be going on a raid with police to shut down a brothel using underage sex slaves.
What followed for the next couple of hours was a series of dramatic messages as the situation got very tense for the rescuers and Kristof.