Danguolė Rasalaitė

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Danguolė Rasalaitė
Born (1983-05-19)May 19, 1983
Telšiai, Lithuania
Died Malmö, Sweden
January 10, 2000(2000-01-10) (aged 16)

Danguolė Rasalaitė (19 May 1983 – 10 January 2000) was a Lithuanian girl who was sold as a sex-slave in Sweden late 1999. On 7 January 2000, she committed suicide by jumping off a bridge in Malmö. She died 3 days later in the hospital.[1] Her case stirred much debate on human trafficking.

The film Lilya 4-ever is largely based on her life.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Josefsson, Janne. "Info om Danguole". svt.se. Sveriges Television. Archived from the original on September 20, 2003. 
  2. ^ Christina Larsson (28 December 2002). "Lilja hade kastats ut". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 10 July 2013.