An Alaska man is behind bars after he allegedly kicked a pregnant woman in the stomach and demanded that she abort her unborn baby. KTVA reports Dylan O. Atchak, 22, allegedly broke into the woman’s apartment in Anchorage on June 6 when she and her children were home.
The abuse of human trafficking victims comes in many forms, not the least of which is forced abortions. One woman who managed to escape from her abusers reported having 17 abortions while she was being trafficked, The Shreveport Times reports. Her experience is just one of many in the United States and abroad.