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IJM Cambodia’s first cross-border labor trafficking conviction brings down major trafficking ring
SIEM REAP, Cambodia – Three key players in a human trafficking ring were convicted by a Siem Reap court last month for trafficking six Cambodians...
Freedom Begins On The Eve Of Her 13th Birthday
Karla* celebrated her 13th birthday on March 10 with a cake and candles, beginning her teenage years in freedom.
Cambodian Woman Rescued from Bride Traffickers in China
Sophea* is finally free, after months held captive in China. The young woman thought she was moving to get married, work and support her family back...
Stardust Bar Managers Convicted, Sign of Sweeping Change in Philippines
Three traffickers who ran a large bar that was once viewed as untouchable were convicted yesterday in the Philippines. Stardust Showbar is at the...
Three Bangladeshi Women Rescued in Kolkata Red-Light District
This week, police in Kolkata enlisted IJM’s help in rescuing three young women trafficked from Bangladesh and forced into prostitution in one of the...
More Than Survivors: Thriving After Trafficking
On May 7, 21 young women travelled across West Bengal to gather in a gated garden along a busy Kolkata road. Some traversed more than two hours by...
Updated: The Rescued Becomes The Rescuer
Last month, IJM Mumbai helped police rescue Zeenat* from a dark brothel with barred windows. Six cots filled the cramped room where girls were...
He Used Social Media to Advertise Girls: Now They're Safe
A man who was apparently using social media to advertise young women for sexual exploitation—including minors—was arrested this week in the...
IJM and Kolkata Police Rescue 16-Year-Old from Trafficking
On Monday evening, IJM assisted Kolkata police on a rescue operation to free one teenage girl from sex trafficking in a private apartment operating...