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Domestic Violence

IJM Applauds Reintroduction of the Central American Women and Children Protection Act
International Justice Mission (IJM) applauds the reintroduction of the Central American Women and Children Protection Act (S. 2003 and H.R. 4017) in...
Nov. 25, 2020: International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, WASHINGTON, D.C. — On this International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls, the COVID-19 pandemic...
Arrest for Domestic Violence in Uganda
In April 2019, IJM Uganda supported police to arrest a man who had repeatedly abused and threatened to kill his wife, Betty*.
Three Convictions for Domestic Violence in Uganda
This month, three men were convicted and sentenced for the crime of domestic violence in Gulu, Uganda.
Alice Was Beaten by the One She Loved
Violence was a part of Alice’s story from the very beginning. She was just a little girl when she first witnessed it. She could hear her father’s...
First Arrest as IJM Gulu Takes on Domestic Violence
On April 26, 2018, a man who had brutally beaten his wife over many years was arrested by police in Gulu, Uganda. This is the first case of domestic...
One of IJM's Longest-Running Cases Ends in Justice for Two Girls
Nearly eight years after sisters Helen* and Emilia* were sexually abused by a neighbor, their cause was looking hopeless. The perpetrator had fled,...
WEF 2015: How Everyday Violence is Undermining Development
In the midst of this busy week at the World Economic Forum (WEF) I have found myself reflecting on WEF’s slogan of “Improving the State of the...

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