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15 Jan 2015

IJM was recognized by the British High Commission for providing outstanding support in the sexual abuse case against Simon Harris.

14 Jan 2015

GUATEMALA CITY - A Primary School headteacher has been sentenced to nearly 90 years in prison for sexually assaulting seven boys under his care. The verdict was announced on December 29, 2014, and it brought IJM's 200th trial to a close in Guatemala.

14 Jan 2015

IJM Cebu's first rescue operation of 2015: Six young women rescued from a mall where they were being trafficked

12 Jan 2015

Justice prevails today, four years after five young women were rescued from sex trafficking. This is IJM Mumbai's first set of convictions for 2015.

12 Jan 2015

MUMBAI, INDIA - As IJM joined local authorities on their first rescue operation of the year, the team got a phone call that four traffickers in another 2010 sex trafficking case had been convicted.

A 2010 Sex Trafficking Case Finally Ends with Justice

08 Jan 2015

PAMPANGA, PHILIPPINES - Peals of laughter broke out above the Christmas music as more than 100 guest moved through the first Christmas party hosted by IJM Pampanga. Young women rescued from sex trafficking joined their relatives, staff from aftercare shelters, IJM social workers and lawyers for the festive occasion-as they celebrated the season and how far they've come.

22 Dec 2014

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - Dozens of families waited patiently outside the rural government office, eager to begin the day they'd anticipated for so long: the day they could apply for citizenship in their own country.

19 Dec 2014

IJM Chennai responded to an urgent call for help from a government official we trained a couple months ago. Ten people were rescued from two rice mills that same night.

Details about life in slavery:

19 Dec 2014

Collins is a young husband and father in Kenya, and he has been in a Nairobi prison for nearly two years, charged with a crime he did not commit.

18 Dec 2014

 MUMBAI, INDIA - Two women sit quietly on a tile floor in a Mumbai slum and carefully piece together bits of green and orange fabric in an intricate design. Sunlight filtering through the barred windows lights up piles of brown plastic bags around them; hundreds of cotton quilts are folded neatly inside.

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