IJM Stories

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November
15,
2017
One little girl was hidden behind a door. Another was riding her bike in the neighborhood. Another was at a Girl Scouts meeting. But IJM and Philippine authorities found them all, bringing nine children total to safety. Ranging from 2 to 9 years
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November
09,
2017
On Tuesday evening, November 7, IJM supported the Social Services branch of Mumbai’s police force on a rescue operation to free two teen girls from sexual exploitation at a private home. One of the girls had been given a fake I.D. claiming
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October
20,
2017
Police chased the suspects along the main road as people shopped and dined along this busy street in Manila. The police caught up and arrested the two men on the run. Their crime: selling girls for sexual exploitation.
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September
29,
2017
In a bold wave of activity this September, IJM teams across India supported local officials on eight successful rescue operations in just 8 days, freeing a total of 88 people from bonded labor slavery and sex trafficking. Each rescue is a major
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Opinion Editorials

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January
23,
2015
*This post originally appeared on the 2015 World Economic Forum blog
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January
02,
2015
On December 4, the Secretary-General released a report called “The Road to Dignity by 2030: Ending Poverty, Transforming All Lives and Protecting the Planet,” in which he states that 2015 will be “the most important year of
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November
18,
2014
By Holly Burkhalter, IJM VP Government Relations & AdvocacyFashionable cynics love to deride “hashtag activism”: those thousands of "wasted" gallons of water dumped for ALS, the “pathetic” and “useless&rdqu
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Fighting For Peace Among the Poor
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Oct
2017
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NFL stars learn about sex trafficking
CNN
04
Oct
2017
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Exploited women get a second chance
CNN
04
Oct
2017
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