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Violence Against Women and Children

Headteacher sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl
Ten year old Rennie* bravely confided to her mother that her headteacher had sexually abused her in 2014. After eight years of seeking justice, the...
Child's brave testimony secures conviction and produces a strong warning
Little Vin* was only five when he was sexually assaulted by his neighbour. With the support of IJM Kenya, he and his family persevered despite...
One of IJM Kenya's longest-fought court battles ends in justice
Nearly eight years after little Jalia* was assaulted, the court found her perpetrator guilty and sentenced him to life in prison.
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...
Grandmother’s dedication inspires fight for justice after granddaughter was sexually assaulted
A man has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing an eight-year-old girl.
Survivors of Violence in Uganda Are Increasing Awareness Through Skits
Survivor groups in Uganda perform dramas to educate the community on violence against women and children, and how to report it.
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...
IJM celebrates the launch of survivor-friendly interview space and shelter with police in Kampala
IJM and partners have launched a new survivor-friendly interview space and shelter for women and children who are victims of violence in Uganda.
Transformation in Kenyan justice system enables IJM project closure
After almost two decades, IJM Kenya is concluding its Sexual Violence Against Children project. The Kenyan justice system has dramatically...

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