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Stop Violence Against Women and Children

1 in 3 women experience violence in their lifetime.

Women like Jakelin in Guatemala.

When Jakelin was a child, she was abused by someone she knew. Today she is speaking up against violence and breaking the silence.

For years, Jakelin suffered her relative's repeated sexual assaults in silence.

But Jakelin found the strength to speak up, to testify against her abuser and - with IJM's help - secure an eight-year prison sentence.

But many women and children are still forced to stay silent. Many cases remain open. Many abusers are never held to account.

"Don't be silent. Don't be afraid... Because anything is possible. Because justice is for everyone." - Jakelin

The beginnings of change are happening. We need your help to protect women urgently.

IJM works to combat violence against women and children in Uganda, Guatemala, Bolivia, El Salvador and Kenya.

Our impact

‘He trapped us in everything we did.’

But Jaki's testimony broke the silence. With IJM's help, she secured an eight-year prison sentence for her abuser.

Join the movement to end violence against women and children today

You Can Help Send Rescue Today.

When you give a gift today, you’ll be fighting slavery, violence, and injustice across the globe. Together, we can end slavery and violence in our lifetime.

You can make the most impact as a Freedom Partner today.

Your generous monthly support will help send rescue to vulnerable children and families at a moment’s notice, stand with them as they rebuild their lives in freedom and have perpetrators held accountable.


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