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MUMBAI, INDIA,
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October
2016
On Wednesday, IJM celebrated justice served for three young survivors of trafficking, as the women who sold them into the sex trade were at last found guilty after a complex seven-year legal trial.... Read more from this release
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August
26,
2016
Women and men were visibly shaking with fear as IJM and local authorities rescued them from a brutal slave owner on Wednesday. Today, they are finally safe as this man waits in jail to answer for his crimes. The 15 people rescued from this ...
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August
10,
2016
A Filipino couple has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for live-streaming sexual abuse of their own children and broadcasting it to paying customers around the world. The children—3, 9 and 11 years old—were rescued from their home in ...
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August
05,
2016
Sophea* is finally free, after months held captive in China. The young woman thought she was moving to get married, work and support her family back home in Cambodia. Instead, she was sold to a Chinese husband who horribly abused her and trapped ...
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July
20,
2016
Three traffickers who ran a large bar that was once viewed as untouchable were convicted yesterday in the Philippines. Stardust Showbar is at the heart of one of Metro Manila’s busiest districts, flanked by high-rise skyscrapers and high-end ...
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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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July
25,
2015
  A current campaign in Canada aims to raise $1 million in pennies—creatively using change to bring change in the movement against modern-day slavery. Nathan Purdy, a 23-year-old native of Brantford, Ontario, and his mother, Barbara ...
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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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