Independent Lens

Half the Sky: Prostitution is the Absence of Choice

Clip: Season 1 Episode 1 | 1m 40s

Women and girls account for 80 percent of the people trafficked across international borders each year, most often for sexual exploitation. Stripped of their basic human rights, women and girls are bought and sold, generating an estimated $27.8 billion of profit for their exploiters.

Aired: 09/30/12

Rating: TV-PG

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