Leah Woods

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The Forrest Gump of Chile

To celebrate his 40th birthday, Chilean ultramarathoner Matías Anguita ran 40 marathons in 40 days. What compels a person to never stop going?<p>I …

South America

Beaten, raped and locked in cage by paedophiles at the age of 9 - India's modern day slaves

From a dimly-lit alley a teenage pimp emerges to tout a schoolgirl held prisoner inside the six-floor brothel behind him. “I can get you young …

Profit

Burundi's child sex slaves: 'I feel like I have been used and tossed away'

Pamela comes from an affluent family and was doing well in one of Bujumbura's best-performing high schools – until two years ago, when she became a sex slave.<p>She recalls befriending a group of girls when she was 14, who at first proposed she join them when they went out. The trips led to dates with …

Inside the world of human sex trafficking

She poses on a bed, wearing pink lingerie and staring into the camera. “I’m young, I’m willing and I’m waiting for you,” reads the pitch in the …

Hostage schoolgirl EXCLUSIVE: Mail on Sunday hears tape of desperate pleas from kidnapped Nigerian pupils held in jungle with one saying ‘I never expected to suffer like this so much in my life’

• <b>Terror group Boko Haram has released a new video of the kidnapped girls</b>• <b><br>The group wants to impose Sharia law across Nigeria</b>• <b><br>The video has been passed</b> …

Africa

This Nepalese Woman Has Saved Thousands of People from Human Trafficking

Anuradha Koirala is a 65-year-old woman who's spent the last 21 years saving women and girls from human trafficking in Nepal. We interviewed her about raiding mafia-run brothels and rescuing some 50,000 people from the sex trade.<p><i>Anuradha Koirala speaking at an awareness rally. All photos via</i> …

World Cup warning over child prostitution with girls as young as 11 forced to walk the streets of Brazil targeting foreign tourists for sex

• <b>Brazil has up to half a million child prostitutes, according to activists</b>• <b><br>Many teenage girls are pimped out with the consent of their</b> …

Brazil