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Sexual Violence

20-Year Jail Sentence for Sexual Violence Against a 16-Year-Old Girl
16-year-old Sonia* was alone at home when her grandfather, Allen*, walked into the living room, which was separated by a curtain from her bedroom. He...
Man sentenced to 50 years in prison for sexually abusing a 7-year old girl
On a July evening Vania*, then 7, was walking back home from school when she met a man her family knew. The man forcefully grabbed Vania and dragged...
Man found guilty in retrial after original conviction was overturned
The perpetrator appealed the court's decision and in 2014 a re-trial was ordered because of a technicality. That setback did not stop Anna, a victim...
100 Years in Prison for Notorious Sex Offender in Kenya
NAIROBI, KENYA ­­­- On Thursday, August 4, 2022, a Kenyan court sentenced a notorious sex offender to 100 years in prison for sexually abusing four...
IJM Implementing Partner Achieves 1st Conviction in El Salvador
After eleven months of hearings and against all odds the Salvadoran Association for Rural Health (ASAPROSAR), IJM’s implementing partner, achieved...
Anaelí’s Story
Anaelí’s caseworker will never forget their first meeting. “Seeing such a young girl showing signs of pregnancy was such a heavy thing. She was so...
Conviction of Teacher in Uganda on Charges of Trafficking and Sexual Violence
The Ugandan High Court ruled to convict a head teacher on twelve counts including trafficking charges for his abuse of children at the school where...
Survivor-Led Advocacy: “A Force of Resistance and Resilience”
From May 11 - 13, 40 survivors of violence from across Latin America gathered virtually for IJM’s first-ever “Public Narrative: Advocacy and the...
Six Children Rescued. Three Suspects Arrested.
On December 13 and 19, Dominican police spearheaded two rescue operations with IJM’s support. Public justice officials proactively and successfully...

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