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Now secure on her property, IJM client runs successful chicken business
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA - International Justice Mission Bolivia is hosting training programs for Bolivia’s Special Anti-Crime Forces (Fuerza Especial de Lucha Contra el Crimen) on strategies to combat sex trafficking.
PARIS, FRANCE – IJM UK Executive Director Terry Tennens presented on International Justice Mission’s experience in anti-trafficking work to an assembly of more than 500 European government officials gathered to discuss security and cooperation among the member states of the European Union.
CHENNAI, INDIA – In February 2006, IJM and local authorities intervened at the rice mill where Gowshik* and his wife Geetha* were held in slavery. The mill owner had subjected dozens of slaves he held by force to extreme physical and verbal abuse.
LUSAKA, ZAMBIA – After her husband’s sudden death in a car accident, Maureen’s brother-in-law was appointed administrator to the home she and her husband had shared.
CHENNAI , INDIA - An IJM operation has brought freedom to 32 people held in a life of slavery at a brick kiln.
Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson has featured IJM Zambia in his column this week, highlighting the office’s work to seek “justice for the poorest.” After visiting Africa and seeing the Zambia team at work, Gerson has explored the way that IJM’s legal casework and community t
BANGALORE, INDIA - IJM has assisted the local Bangalore government in a surprise raid of a brick kiln, freeing several slaves held there.
PHILIPPINES- The Philippine Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has ordered the permanent closure of seven clubs in which trafficked minors were prostituted, following an appeals process initiated by the IJM Philippines legal team.
IJM’s investigations team has been providing training courses for international police departments since 2003 as part of its efforts to build capacity in local justice systems.

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