When Tucker first started the facility, which is called La Casa del Jardin, she never expected to have little girls staying there. Asia[ edit ] During the Chinese domination of Vietnam , Vietnamese girls were sold as sex slaves to the Chinese. So, here's the reality: My instant thought was: I was a nonentity at school, and at home no one cared for me. The process is often strangely cult-like, including total isolation from the outside world. The thought "I don't need you! Inspector Helen Bullis investigated several homes of assignment in the Tenderloin district of New York, and found brothels existed in the early 20th century in New York City. The surviving Dutch women and children were then turned into slaves. Alma Tucker, who runs a safe house for victims of sex trafficking in Tijuana, is deeply aware of this issue. He said that for prostitutes, it was "no difficult task to secure a disreputable citizen who will marry a prostitute" from Europe. Continue Reading Below Advertisement Still, she attempted to escape between and times, she says, most of which were shut down immediately. Her very first customer turned out to be casino security. This study helps dispel "the myth that all or the overwhelming majority of people in prostitution enter as fully consenting adults," comments Andrea Matolcsi, who works with sex trafficking issues at Equality Now , a global organization that fights for the rights of women and girls.