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Kolkata, India,
07
June
2017
After several attempts at rescue, a teenage girl has finally been freed from a dangerous red-light district in Kolkata, and she now has a chance at healing and peace. Local authorities had first... Read more from this release
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April
27,
2017
Anita Budu, Director of Aftercare for IJM Ghana, anxiously watched from the deck of a boat as the horizon began to pale with the light of sunrise. Much more time and her team might be noticed by the fishermen in the area. Might miss the opportunity ...
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March
31,
2017
Local officials, police and IJM staff helped rescue three families from years of bonded labor slavery today—leaving the men, women and children in delighted shock as they were suddenly ushered into freedom for the first time. These families ...
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March
30,
2017
After a 14-month investigation, eight children are finally free from cybersex trafficking. In a joint operation involving Philippine authorities, U.S. Homeland Security and IJM, two sisters unwittingly offered the children—ranging from a ...
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March
14,
2017
Karla* celebrated her 13th birthday on March 10 with a cake and candles, beginning her teenage years in freedom.
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April
27,
2017
Anita Budu, Director of Aftercare for IJM Ghana, anxiously watched from the deck of a boat as the horizon began to pale with the light of sunrise. Much more time and her team might be noticed by the fishermen in the area. Might miss the opportunity ...
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January
10,
2016
Today, as the Washington Redskins take on the Green Bay Packers in the wild-card playoff game, IJM is grateful for Redskins QB Kirk Cousins who, ever since hearing Gary Haugen speak at his father's church, has been all-in in the fight for ...
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August
01,
2015
This week, a group of strangers donned helmets and hopped on their bikes, setting off on a six-day journey from Seattle to Portland. The cyclists are participating in the IJM Freedom Tour through Venture Expeditions, and they are seeking to raise ...
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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 ...
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