Radhika’s Story — sordid tale of human trafficking — now on shelf

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10th November 2010: Radhika’s Story — the sordid reality of human trafficking in the 21st-century — is now out.
Not just a moving account of what a mother’s love for her child can achieve even when the odds are stacked against them both, the book is also a portrayal of the illegal and sordid underworld of trafficking in human organs.

Radhika’s Story: Surviving Human Trafficking by Sharon Hendry is being dubbed as an incredible story of triumph over evil in the modern world, and a horrifying first-hand account of a survivor of human trafficking in the 21st-century.

A seemingly innocent sip of Coca-Cola, drunk by a starving and desperately thirsty 14-year-old girl led to the first of Radhika Phuyal’s human trafficking experiences. Drugged, Radhika woke up hours later, in great pain, only to discover that her kidney had been removed and sold to the highest bidder. Radhika was married by force but tried to make the best of her situation. She had a much-loved son, but Rohan’s birth signified the next harrowing episode in Radhika’s life – she was trafficked again.

Living in India, separated from her son and forced to have sex with up to 25 men a day, Radhika refused to accept her lot. Desperate to be reunited with her child, she fought against the odds, finding the strength to escape her horrific life and rescue her son and finally find sanctuary in a refuge set up to help survivors of trafficking. Journalist Sharon Hendry tells Radhika’s horrifying but incredibly inspiring story. She also highlights the pervasive nature of human trafficking in the 21st century.

Proceeds from the book will go to Maiti, the charity that helped Radhika and which continues to help survivors of trafficking.

Our readers get a 20% discount on every copy plus free postage.

The book, costing £8.99, is now on sale here.  Claim your discount by entering the discount code FOREIGNERSINUK at checkout. 

Offer ends 31st December 2010.

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