The heartbreaking picture of young girls being sold openly is no longer today's Cambodia.
MUMBAI, INDIA – Four girls as young as 10 were rescued last week from a moving train headed hundreds of miles away from their home to Mumbai. Police and IJM staff flooded busy train platforms to rescue the girls.
This week International Justice Mission celebrates a decade combating sexual violence in Guatemala.
MUMBAI, INDIA – It was just after midnight when the rescue was complete. IJM had assisted with an anti-trafficking operation in Kamathipura, Mumbai’s largest red-light district. It was a fast and well-executed operation, leading to freedom for two young women.
CEBU, THE PHILIPPINES – A bulky desktop computer sits unplugged on the table in a police station. It looks harmless. But it’s not. It was once used to sell children as young as 2 years old for cybersex in the Philippines.
SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC-- Yesterday, a criminal was found guilty and sentenced in the Dominican Republic for the commercial sexual exploitation of a teenage girl.
Written by Sanjay Sojwal, IJM Director of Field Communications, who is in India on assignment.
CHIANG MAI, THAILAND — An American man is behind bars and facing charges for exploiting and abusing young teenage boys living on the city’s streets. In Thailand, he faces trafficking and sexual assault charges, and he may face additional charges abroad.
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KOLKATA, INDIA — A life-changing moment took place in Kolkata just a few weeks ago: Four traffickers were convicted for crimes exactly four years after IJM helped rescue 10 young women from commercial sexual exploitation.