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The red light districts of Southeast Asia, where retired White Sox player Adam La Roche traveled on an undercover trip to help fight child sex slavery, are some of the places where Exodus Road works with local law enforcement to conduct raids where they rescue traffick victims and arrest traffickers.(Exodus Road) The red light districts of Southeast Asia, where retired White Sox player Adam La Roche traveled on an undercover trip to help fight child sex slavery, are some of the places where Exodus Road works with local law enforcement to conduct raids where they rescue traffick victims and arrest traffickers.(Exodus Road) After abruptly retiring from the White Sox, Adam La Roche told an interviewer this month that one factor in his decision was going on an undercover trip to a brothel in Southeast Asia to fight child sex slavery.There was clearly more to life, he said, than playing ball.UNICEF found that sexual exploitation statistics for children are unreliable because much of the available information lacks clear explanations of methodology and sources define children differently.Adam La Roche, who retired from the White Sox after a dispute with management about bringing his son to work daily, appeared on "Good Morning America" on Tuesday morning.When he walked away from a million contract, he cited the team's decision to stop allowing his son, now 14, to join him daily at the clubhouse.
C.-based International Justice Mission, which has a million annual budget.That brief comment caught even his teammates off guard, and fans were left wondering what exactly private individuals like La Roche — and nonprofits like the one supporting his effort — are doing as they put themselves in risky situations in an effort to help victims of human trafficking.These volunteers engage in what's known as "raid and rescue" missions: undercover operations with hidden cameras to help local police make arrests and liberate victims in impoverished countries. charities with stellar marks from charity watchdogs, say their work has rescued thousands of victims and prompted scores of arrests.La Roche said he has "zero regrets" about walking away from his salary of million, but added "I get that it's an absurd amount...(Amanda Kaschube)In 2000, Congress enacted the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, landmark legislation that, among other things, defined human trafficking as someone performing labor or commercial sex through force, fraud or coercion; for kids younger than 18, force, coercion or fraud aren't required.