Why One Dress?

Many of the girls who are trafficked only have One Dress.
We are wearing One Dress to remind us each day that wearing only One Dress is reality for these girls.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Excerpt from Ashley Judd's Bitter and Sweet

I have been reading Ashley Judd's book, Bitter and Sweet.  This excerpt from her time with women in Thailand really hit me hard.

"Another of the women told us that she was a very young girl when she was first brought to the brothel.  They sold her virginity to a German tourist who had taken Viagra to prolong his erection.  In a chilling monotone, she described how he raped her so many times that her vagina was torn apart and she had to be hospitalized immediately after he left.  Now, she slept upstairs with the other girls and women on mats on the floor.  Each was forced to take as many clients as possible, day and night, and were given one day off a month..."

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