Bringing Light to the Darkness of Human Trafficking

This is the story of Maria, a single mother trafficked from Nicaragua to Mexico. For the next eight minutes you can become Maria and experience her story.

Clicking on the image below will play the 360 video on the BBC News YouTube channel.

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Warning: This is a virtual reality experience where you become a woman who has been trafficked into slavery. It contains scenes of violence and is only suitable for people over 18.

System requirements

To watch 360 video you will need the latest version of Chrome, Opera, Firefox or Internet Explorer on your computer. On mobile - you will need to open the video in the latest version of the YouTube app for Android or iOS.

You can view this 360 experience in several ways

1. On desktop once you have pressed play, use your mouse to move up, down or sideways.

2. On your mobile via the YouTube app. You can move your device to control your view.

3. On your mobile via the YouTube app using Google Cardboard or similar headset.

Producers: Charlie Newland and Owain Rich

Article from: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-38093431