A woman whose son was trafficked in rural Bihar State, India. August 2009.
Villagers in Bihar State, India. August 2009.
A roadway in the state of Bihar, India. August 2009.
Simu was brought to work in New Delhi from Kolkata. A victim of human trafficking, her trafficker abandoned her after she became pregnant with his child. She now works in a childcare center in New Delhi, India. July 2009.
A body is burned along the Yamuna River in New Delhi, India. July 2009.
all images copyright Justin Vela 2009.
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