This video grab shows the dry cleaning shop in Mexico City where Zunduri had been enslaved.
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Nearly 380,000 people are trapped in modern slavery in Mexico, according to the 2016 Global Slavery Index by rights group Walk Free Foundation.In Mexico, the most common form of human trafficking involves women and girls forced into sex work, with indigenous people and migrants most vulnerable."In Mexico we still have people who are slaves in homes, especially children, who work in exchange for food, water and a bed," said Rosi Orozco, who heads the Commission United Against Human Trafficking, a Mexican non-governmental organization. She said the message Zunduri and other prominent survivors promote is that lives can be rebuilt after slavery.For Karla Jacinto, a Mexican survivor of sex trafficking, life after slavery can give way to depression and despair.Both Jacinto and Zunduri hope their gradual recovery can encourage others to come forward and rebuild their lives as Mexico does more to tackle human trafficking.Few trafficking victims get justice in Mexico.Mexico's conviction rate for human trafficking is high though when compared to Latin American neighbors and other countries worldwide, Orozco said.But support for trafficking victims, especially outside of Mexico City, is limited, leaving many survivors vulnerable to being trafficked again.In Mexico, there are no shelters for male trafficking victims and most are only for underage girls, Orozco said.
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