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May
12,
2016
Thanks to the quick work of local government officials and an IJM team, 18 children, women and men are now free from bonded labor slavery at an Indian brick kiln. These families had spent as many as seven years in bondage, where even children as ...
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May
12,
2016
This week, police in Kolkata enlisted IJM’s help in rescuing three young women trafficked from Bangladesh and forced into prostitution in one of the city’s most congested red-light districts. The women had been trapped in a two-story brothel ...
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May
11,
2016
On May 7, 21 young women travelled across West Bengal to gather in a gated garden along a busy Kolkata road. Some traversed more than two hours by train with a baby in tow; others wove through morning traffic on crowded buses. What brought them ...
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May
03,
2016
On April 28, 2016, over six years after the initial crime, a police officer was found guilty of manslaughter for violently killing an innocent citizen. IJM Kenya supported the public prosecutor (working with the Office of the Director of Public ...
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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 justice.   ...
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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 Purdy, ...
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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 development since ...
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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” #BringBackOurGirls tweets, the ...
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