DELHI, INDIA - Yesterday, IJM helped bring freedom to 179 who had been trapped in a life of slavery inside an oppressive brick factory in India.
NAIROBI, KENYA - With a single gunshot, Zakayo's life changed forever.
Just minutes before, the young father had climbed into a crowded bus at the end of a long workday in Nairobi. His wife, Joyce, and four children were waiting at home.
MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES - Last month, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) rescued young women from a three-story video-karaoke bar, including one 16-year-old girl. Half a dozen suspects were arrested during the operation and may face charges under the Philippines' strong anti-trafficking law.
PAMPANGA, THE PHILIPPINES - After more than a year of searching, IJM helped police locate and arrest a woman who had tried to sell young teens to an American man, without realising she was talking to a news reporter and cameras were rolling.
SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA - For the first time, pastors and police joined together in one of Cambodia's Northern provinces to discuss human trafficking.
BANGALORE, INDIA - Kumar became a slave when he was just 7 years old. Like millions of others in forced labour slavery in India, Kumar was trapped. He worked seven days a week, exhausted and afraid.
KIGALI, RWANDA - At 15 years old, Rochelle* had already experienced plenty of hardship in her young life: She was born without the ability to speak as well as a slight mental disability, and became an orphan at a young age.
Without a voice, Rochelle was left deeply vulnerable. A neighbour took note of her struggles - not to help her, but to harm her.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - This week, IJM is celebrating the launch of the newest IJM Partner Office, IJM Australia - a major milestone in the global justice movement.
LA PAZ, BOLIVA - All around the world, school is a place of learning and dreaming. It's a place where children can reach for opportunities that could alter a family's future forever.
CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - In March, more than one hundred police officers from all 32 police stations in Chiang Mai province received critical training on how to protect children from sexual violence.