Sex Trafficking

IJM Cebu: Groundbreaking Convictions Against Two Traffickers

CEBU, THE PHILIPPINES – This week, two traffickers were convicted for sex trafficking crimes against two adult women and sentenced to twenty years in prison.

The just ruling is "ground breaking," according to IJM Cebu Director of Legal, Mark Anthony Del Mundo. "It sets the standard for cases that involve adult, rather than minor, victims," he explains.

After Four Years in Court, IJM Manila Celebrates Justice with Trafficking Survivors

MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES – Yesterday, two traffickers were sentenced to life in prison for trafficking minors for sex. IJM represented the survivors of this abuse in the four-year trial. After the just ruling was announced, IJM staff joined the trafficking survivors and their families for a meal together.

IJM Mumbai and Local Police Rescue Girls Trafficked for Sex

MUMBAI, INDIA – This week, IJM Mumbai assisted local police to rescue two girls who had been trafficked and sold for sex. The suspected traffickers were arrested during the undercover operation.

The trafficking survivors were first taken to the police station, where an IJM social worker was able to provide support and reassure them they were now safe. The girls started to open up and share how they ended up in the hotel a few hours outside of Mumbai, trapped in an abusive nightmare.

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