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Dominican Republic

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Three Teens Rescued. Two suspects arrested.
On February 26, Rocio* a 16-year-old girl, and other two victims were rescued in an operation led by the Dominican Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU)...
IJM and AERODOM Join Forces to End Trafficking in the Dominican Republic
On February 25th, IJM and Dominican Airports XXI Century (Aerodom), the largest network of airports in the Dominican Republic, signed an...
Appeals Court Increases Sentence in Trafficking Case
On February 9, the Criminal Court of Appeals in the Dominican Republic more than doubled a sentence, going from six years to 15, against the leader...
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...
Dominican Republic President Approves Bill to End Child Marriage
January 6, 2021 was a historic day in the Dominican Republic’s fight to protect children from violence. President Luis Abinader approved a bill that...
Dominican Republic: Congress Modifies Law to End Child Marriage
On December 30, 2020, the Dominican Republic Senate approved changes proposed by the House of Representatives to modify the Civil Code and eliminate...
Dominican Republic Government Takes a Stand Against Child Marriage
On World Children's Day, IJM applauds the critical steps that the Dominican President and House of Representatives have taken this week to protect...
Three Young Children Rescued. German Citizen Arrested.
On October 8th, Dominican police spearheaded a rescue operation in the Puerto Plata province of the country. Local public justice officials...
IJM Urges the Dominican Government to Declare Child Marriage Unconstitutional
On June 24, International Justice Mission (IJM) petitioned the Dominican Supreme Court (also known as the Constitutional Court) to declare child...

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