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Sexual Violence

Trafficking Survivor Reacts to Brothel Owner's Conviction
One of the most brutal brothel owners we have ever encountered in our work in India is facing ten years in prison for sex trafficking crimes in two...
History in the Making: Notorious Trafficker Twice Convicted for Sex Trafficking Crimes
Seven years ago, Nakul Bera thought he was invincible. He ran two brothels with nearly 50 young women he had trafficked into a port town three hours...
British High Commission Commends IJM for Outstanding Support in Abuse Case
In December 2014, a British court convicted Simon Harris for sexually abusing Kenyan street boys and possessing indecent images of children. He had...
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...
Guatemalan School Principal Sentenced to Nearly 90 Years
An elementary school principal has been sentenced to nearly 90 years in prison for sexually assaulting seven fifth-grade boys under his care. The...
British Charity Director Found Guilty for Abusing Street Children in Kenya
Boys living on the streets of one Kenyan town say former charity director Simon Harris sexually assaulted them and threatened them with violence when...
More Than 140 Criminals Convicted for Violent Crimes So Far This Year
As the year ends, IJM teams are celebrating a number of convictions in cases of sexual violence. The following highlights from November 2014 are a...
Retired Cambodian Colonel Found Guilty for Abusing Children Living in Poverty
In one of our biggest cases of the year, a retired colonel from Cambodia’s army was convicted for raping three girls between 9 and 14 years old. The...
In Bolivia, Justice for 3-Year-Old Mona Seemed Impossible...Until It Happened
A three-and-a-half- year trial ended this month in Bolivia with justice for a little girl named Mona.* The trial lasted more than half the length of...

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