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Anuradha Koirala: Fighting sex slavery in Nepal - Oct 1, 2013

Anuradha Koirala has organized border patrols to spot people trying to traffic girls over the border. She's set up shelters across Nepal and has worked to convict hundreds of abusers. And after 20 years, she has no intention of stopping.

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