At age 19, Indira Karimova became a victim of human trafficking after she was married off to her second cousin and brought to the United States.
After their arranged marriage in Kyrgyzstan, Karimova and her husband moved to America before settling in Tyler, Texas, where she alleges she was subjected to years of abuse.
Living in America and unable to speak English, Karimova said she was in hell with no lifeline to escape.
Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000
Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening
Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense