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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
Freedom for Boy Forced to Fish While Sick
In late January, IJM and partners worked diligently to rescue three young boys ages 9, 10, and 12. The children spent around seven months to two...
Five Children in Ghana Will Spend Christmas in Freedom
In late November, IJM and partners rescued four boys and one girl between the ages of 8 and 15 who had been trafficked into the dangerous fishing...
Lost in slavery on Lake Volta
On the day Esther left home with this woman, nobody gave the situation a second thought. When she arrived on the shores of Lake Volta, nobody called...
First Trafficking Convictions for IJM Ghana
Three boys enslaved on Ghana’s Lake Volta are free thanks to the efforts of IJM and Ghanaian partners. These children, ages 8, 13 and 15 had been...
Children Rescued from Slavery in Ghana Graduate from Therapy
GHANA - Eight children rescued out of slavery in Ghana recently graduated from a course of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy sessions. The...
23 Children Held as Slaves on Island in Ghana are Free
Two girls and 21 boys between the ages of 6-16 years old were rescued out of slavery in the fishing industry in Ghana the last week in April. Two...
“I Will Go to School”, Eight-year-old Rescued in Ghana
Two boys were rescued out of slavery last week by the Ghana Anti-Human Trafficking police with support from International Justice Mission. The...
Trafficked Children Hidden Under Bed During Rescue in Ghana
The Ghana Police Service and Ghana Department of Social Welfare with assistance from International Justice Mission rescued six trafficked children...

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