By training police and social workers, operations go more smoothly, victims are treated better, and better evidence is gathered that can help bring more criminals to justice.
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.
Authorities safely escort children to a temporary shelter where they received care and shared their stories.
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.
We share joy with Miranda* because she obtained justice against the man who exploited her.
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.
The families were forced to stand knee-high salt water for hours harvesting 6-9” centipede worms from blocks of clay found in the water.
Written by Sanjay Sojwal, IJM Director of Field Communications, who is in India on assignment. 
A street in Chiang Mai. The victims included young teenage boys living on the streets.
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.
Cindi Wolk was rocked by stories of girls sold into the sex trade. "I just looked out that window and said, 'What can I do?'"
Seven years ago, Cindi Wolk sat in her sunny Tennessee kitchen, laid her head on the hardwood table and sobbed.
The legal team, contract advocates and public prosecutor outside of the court where most of the recent convictions took place.
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.
MUMBAI, INDIA — Sixteen survivors now have an opportunity to heal in a safe place –all thanks to a partnership of two groups who wanted to make a difference.
PAMPANGA, THE PHILIPPINES — Four young women who were once exploited in “VIP rooms” in a seedy bar in the Philippines are now free. This past month, the local anti-trafficking police arrested three suspects, and rescued the young women, including one minor.
Dr. Tarquino, justice system actor meets with Fernando Rodriguez, previous Bolivia field office director.
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA — Thanks to a new law, IJM Bolivia has seen “miraculous” developments in the past eight months, according to Greg Tarrant, IJM Bolivia field office director.