IJM Stories

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June
18,
2018
TARLAC, PHILIPPINES – This week, on the outskirts of Metro Manila, anti-trafficking police arrested a mother who offered to sexually abuse children on camera and broadcast that abuse online for customers around the world to watch. Two of the
May
31,
2018
When slave owners hid her four kids, IJM helped a pregnant mother search for hours until they were found.
May
18,
2018
  On May 10, 2018, the Dominican Republic Ministry for External Relations (MIREX) and International Justice Mission (IJM) celebrated the collaborative launch of the National Plan of Action against Human Trafficking and the Smuggling of Migrants
May
10,
2018
Kuppan* was struggling to help his impoverished family until a farm owner offered him a loan of 1,000 rupees in exchange for his labor. Just 15 years old at the time, Kuppan had no idea what this loan would actually cost him: three generations of

Opinion Editorials

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January
23,
2015
*This post originally appeared on the 2015 World Economic Forum blog
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 development since the
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” #BringBackOurGirls tweets, the