Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery. Here's what it looks like today.
There are 40+ million people in slavery globally.
Slavery is a multibillion-dollar industry.
Slave owners prey on the most vulnerable people.
The video below shows a real text exchange between IJM team members in the Philippines during a rescue operation. The codename "Sparrow" refers to a child being rescued from online abuse.
International Justice Mission is a global organization that protects people in poverty from trafficking and violence. IJM partners with local authorities throughout the world to rescue and restore victims, hold perpetrators accountable, and help strengthen public justice systems to protect children, women and men.
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