PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – IJM assisted police with an anti-trafficking operation at a massage parlor on January 20, 2014.
KAMPALA, UGANDA – For the first time in its history, Uganda's police force has deployed a specialized team of investigators with the resources, training and mandate to respond to property grabbing crimes.
NAIROBI, KENYA – Nine-year-old Nasimiyu* was waiting patiently in an empty classroom for her aunt to pick her up after school, just like any normal afternoon.
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA – A three-year legal battle finally ended on Friday when a man was convicted and sentenced to fifteen years in prison for sexually assaulting his stepdaughter.
KAMPALA, UGANDA – On Friday, justice was delivered in a landmark case for Margaret and her sisters. Her deceptive half-brother was found guilty for stealing their land and was sentenced to 26 months in prison—the longest sentence ever in an IJM Uganda case.
CHENNAI, INDIA – In the last weeks of 2013, rescue finally came to families who had been forced to live and work as slaves for up to three years chopping trees.
KOLKATA, INDIA – In the final operation of the year, IJM helped police rescue two girls on New Year's Eve from a bustling train station. It was the fifth attempt in three weeks to thwart traffickers using train stations as exchanges to buy and sell girls.
MUMBAI, INDIA – Teenage girls are seated in a small circle, each one holding a section of the newspaper. But they're not reading; they're thinking.
CEBU, THE PHILIPPINES – Two traffickers were convicted on Friday, December 13, in a small, make-shift courtroom in a nondescript government building—a stand-in for the main courthouse which was damaged in a massive earthquake in Cebu in October.
NAIROBI, KENYA – Fridah* and her family can feel safer, now that her stepfather has been convicted for sexually abusing her. IJM Kenya advocated for 13-year-old Fridah in court and has been supporting her impoverished family since the awful truth about the betrayal and abuse emerged.