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Violence against women and children in Uganda

IJM has been working to combat violence against women and children in Uganda since 2018. We're seeing survivors of violence speak up, accountability advanced, and communities and justice service providers trained to respond to violence effectively, and protect women and girls.

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UNODC and IJM Host Webinar on Legal Assistance to Trafficking Victims
On May 28, and for the first time, UNODC and IJM hosted a joint webinar to share experiences and best practices on providing critical assistance like legal representation to victims of human trafficking and improving programmes to ensure victims have better and more effective access to justice across the Latin America Region.
IJM UK's Statement on the New Plan for Immigration
The UK has played a pivotal role in addressing modern slavery at home and abroad. IJM welcomes the review of the 2014 Modern Slavery Strategy, yet changes to the process of identifying and supporting survivors proposed in the New Plan for Immigration provide legitimate cause for concern and risk undoing progress made. Below, IJM UK outlines several recommendations.

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Rescue of Four Trafficking Victims Helps Catch a State’s ‘Most Wanted’ Trafficker
14 children brought to safety from online sexual exploitation, 4 suspects arrested
20 Children Rescued from Online Sexual Abuse and Exploitation through Back-to-Back Operations with IJM and Philippines Police
Stop Child Trafficking: Join IJM and Guvna B to build a world where every child is free
Anti-slavery and anti-violence NGO International Justice Mission (IJM) works to tackle child trafficking around the world. Ahead of IJM's Radio 4 appeal, featuring Guvna B, we’ll explain why 2021 is a crucial year for ending child exploitation and dive into the work of IJM Ghana as they tackle child trafficking in the fishing industry, and explain how you can get involved.
Rowing the Atlantic to Help End Slavery
British solicitor and adventurer, Cat Withers, is choosing to row 3-000 miles across the Atlantic. The route follows the path taken by thousands of victims of the transatlantic slave trade, to raise awareness of how slavery is a continuing reality for over 40 million people in the world today.

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