GULU, UGANDA — Late last week, IJM and Gulu police worked to re-arrest a Ugandan man accused of stealing the home of his widowed sister-in-law—and threatening to kill her if she ever returned. He has been officially charged and will face trial for these acts of violence in the coming months.
NAIROBI, KENYA – On Friday, desperation gave way to joy for four innocent Kenyan men who were finally set free after nearly eleven months in prison.
KIGALI, RWANDA – Last month, a Rwandan judge took a powerful stand for vulnerable children like Colette* by sentencing the man who raped her to life in prison. It was the strongest sentence possible under the law—letting others will know that abusing children is a serious crime that will not be tolerated.
KIGALI, RWANDA – Last month, justice was secured for Lorraine,* a brave young girl who became pregnant after being assaulted by her neighbor. Nearly two years after she had been so violently raped, Lorraine and her IJM Rwanda team watched as a judge convicted the man, affirming that assault against children is a serious crime.