Sex Trafficking

Cambodia: New Study Shows Significant Progress Made in the Fight to End Child Sex Trafficking

The heartbreaking picture of young girls being sold openly is no longer today's Cambodia.


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IJM and Police Rescue Girls from Trafficking aboard Moving Train

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. They worked together in close collaboration with other NGOs and government operations to pull off the rescue operation. A train passenger who happened to be an NGO employee had called in a tip to the government social service agency—several girls were seen traveling with a couple that seemed overly watchful and suspicious.

IJM Trains 5000th Official in Mumbai

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.

Usually such operations take many hours, even days. But in part because of an IJM training, this particular operation went far more efficiently. In fact, the entire operation had finished within a matter of hours.  

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