Contact
photo:Julie  Kilcur
Julie Kilcur
Global Media Director
443-878-5996
Media Resources
Washington, DC,
07
April
2017
IJM film on cybersex trafficking up for "Internet's highest honor" Read more from this release
RSS feed - IJM View all headlines
March
14,
2017
Karla* celebrated her 13th birthday on March 10 with a cake and candles, beginning her teenage years in freedom.
Read more from this release
March
14,
2017
On Friday, justice was served for 12 former bonded labor slaves, as the wealthy brick kiln owner who had once trapped and abused them was found guilty for his crimes. Back in 2010, this kiln owner had personally recruited impoverished women and ...
Read more from this release
February
15,
2017
Proactive government officials, police and IJM staff rescued 11 laborers from an urban shoe factory last Wednesday, including three teenage boys and many others who had been trafficked from northern India. The workers told authorities they ...
Read more from this release
February
14,
2017
On January 24, the IJM Ghana team and local authorities rescued 24 boys who had been forced to work in the fishing industry on Lake Volta. This rescue was the culmination of months of work between the IJM team and Ghanaian police to identify ...
Read more from this release
RSS feed - IJM View all headlines
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 ...
Read more from this release
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 ...
Read more from this release
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 ...
Read more from this release
RSS feed - IJM View all headlines
January
23,
2015
*This post originally appeared on the 2015 World Economic Forum blog
Read more from this release
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 ...
Read more from this release
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 ...
Read more from this release