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Latino Daily News

Wednesday November 24, 2010

Migrant Women Rescued in Argentina Exploited as Sex Slaves

Argentinian police rescued 13 migrant women from Paraguay and the Dominican who were being held as sex slaves in brothels in a Buenos Aires province.  A late night raid this week on six different brothels discovered the women who were being held against their will.  Sixteen people were arrested and the businesses shut down.

Several Argentinian social services agency have been complaining to the government that there are many foreign women being sexually exploited in the more than 800 brothels situated in Buenos Aires alone.