Nuns who rescue sex slaves expand efforts to 140 countries

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Anca, a former Romanian sex slave, hides her face behind a poster in Bucharest in this December 1, 2006 file picture. Every year, thousands of women like Anca, some as young as 13, are kidnapped or lured by promises of well paying jobs or marriage and sold to gangs who lock them up in night clubs and brothels or force them to work on the streets. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel

Anca, a former Romanian sex slave, hides her face behind a poster in Bucharest in this December 1, 2006 file picture. Every year, thousands of women like Anca, some as young as 13, are kidnapped or lured by promises of well paying jobs or marriage and sold to gangs who lock them up in night clubs and brothels or force them to work on the streets. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel

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The chairman of the network of 1,100 sisters, who even dress as prostitutes to reach victims in brothels, said sex trafficking and slavery was rising globally.