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April
08,
2016
A man who was apparently using social media to advertise young women for sexual exploitation—including minors—was arrested this week in the Philippines during an undercover rescue operation. Four young women, including a 17-year-old girl, are now ...
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April
07,
2016
Three young sisters were rescued from their home in the Philippines. The 76-year-old American man who was serving as their caretaker is a former law enforcement officer, and he will now face charges in the U.S. for exploiting these children ...
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March
22,
2016
On Monday evening, IJM assisted Kolkata police on a rescue operation to free one teenage girl from sex trafficking in a private apartment operating as a brothel. This was the second attempt to rescue minors from this apartment building and took ...
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March
11,
2016
This week, hundreds of families rescued in IJM’s largest anti-slavery operation ever returned to their home villages, and the man responsible for their abuse waits in custody to finally be held accountable for his crimes. This is the second time ...
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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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