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NAIROBI, KENYA – Released on New Year's Eve after 16 months of incarceration in Nairobi's Industrial Remand Prison, 42-year-old Peter began 2010 a free man.
IJM Vice President of Government Relations Holly Burkhalter discussed the vital necessity of rule of law in the aftermath of the January 12th earthquake in Haiti.
International NGO raises concern about security of tens of thousands of orphaned children
GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA – First step. First word. Favorite food. All these important milestones in the life of an infant have been carefully recorded in baby books by the members of a mother’s group in Guatemala City.
GUATEMALA CITY – One of IJM Guatemala’s longest-running cases came to a close in a whirlwind day in court on October 28, 2009, when Veronica’s* perpetrator was sentenced to sixteen years in jail for his long-term sexual abuse of the girl.
CHENNAI, INDIA – When IJM and local government officials arrived at a rock quarry on the outskirts of a small village early on an October morning this year, the laborers were already hard at work.
SIEM REAP, Cambodia – For months, rumors had swirled that young girls were being sold for sex in a karaoke bar tucked in the bend of a dirt road in Siem Reap.
Former Dow Chemical Executive Brings 35 Years of Corporate Experience to the Battle Against Modern-Day Slavery and Violent Oppression
CHENNAI, INDIA - Light clouds blow through the new blue sky as Kanmani* loads her life into the waiting truck. In moments she will be on her way to freedom – leaving behind the rice mill where she and her husband were trapped in slavery.
WASHINGTON, DC - The September 17 and October 8, 2009, editions of The Nation included articles by freelance writer Noy Thrupkaew which addressed the issue of child sexual exploitation.

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