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Hope's Story
Hope was just a 13-year-old boy when a woman came to his village in Ghana sharing news of a man looking to hire local boys. The woman promised Hope’s...
UPDATE: Ghana Police Service and Department of Social Welfare Partner with IJM to Rescue a 10-Year-Old Boy
Earlier this month, IJM worked with the Ghana Police Service and Department of Social Welfare to rescue a 10-year-old boy who had been trafficked to...
Launch of Marine Boat Patrol Pilot in Ghana
Marine Police personnel from the Ghana Police Service gathered to begin three weeks of classroom instruction as preparation for launching a boat...
Three Boys Free in Ghana: “I Do Not Want to Go Back There”
The Ghana police and Department of Social Welfare joined IJM on June 20th to carry out an operation to bring three boys identified as trafficking...
Rescue in Ghana Leads to Freedom for 12-year-old Boy
GHANA– On November 12, police and IJM conducted an operation that resulted in the rescue of one 12-year-old boy from suspected slavery in the fishing...
Meet Godwin
Godwin was a bright young boy who loved to learn in school. When he was 16 years old, a woman claiming to be his relative offered to take him on a...
Three Boys Freed from Trafficking and Child Labor in a Fishing Business in Ghana
Three boys, estimated to be 9, 11 and 16 years old were rescued last month in a collaboration between police, the anti-trafficking unit and the...
Girl Pulled Out of School and Forced to Process Fish Rescued Along with Two Other Boys
ACCRA, GHANA – In May, Ghanaian police, the Department of Social Welfare and IJM conducted an operation to rescue three children, two boys and one...
Four Boys Rescued, Four Suspects Arrested in Ghana
Last week, four boys ages 11, 13, 15 and 16, were rescued by IJM and our partners from the fishing industry on Lake Volta.d

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