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Six Children Free in Two Simultaneous Rescues in Ghana
This week, police and IJM rescued five children and arrested two suspected traffickers in an operation in Ghana. The youngest child, a 6-year-old...
Kofi Was Enslaved on Lake Volta at 8 Years Old
Kofi remembers the day he left home. He was 8 years old. His mother introduced him to a nice man. The man told him he’d take Kofi to live with him...
Anti-Trafficking Police Rescue Children in Ghana
The Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) and local police rescued two boys forced to fish on Lake Volta last month, with support from IJM. Heavy rain...
"The Deep Place" Wins a Webby Award!
International Justice Mission’s “The Deep Place” video has been nominated for a Webby Award, called the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York...
Meet Foli: Child Slavery on Lake Volta
Foli was raised by his grandparents in a loving home in Ghana several hours from the largest man-made lake in the world: Lake Volta. They wanted to...
Rescue in Ghana: 100th Child Free Since Start of 2017
During the first week of September, IJM supported the Ghana Police Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) to rescue two boys who had been victims of...
31 Free After Largest IJM Ghana Rescue to Date
Anita Budu, Director of Aftercare for IJM Ghana, anxiously watched from the deck of a boat as the horizon began to pale with the light of sunrise....
24 Children Forced to Work on Lake Volta Are Now Free
On January 24, the IJM Ghana team and local authorities rescued 24 boys who had been forced to work in the fishing industry on Lake Volta.
10 Boys Rescued from Slavery on Ghana's Lake Volta
ACCRA, GHANA – Ten boys who grew up as slaves on Ghana’s Lake Volta are now free. On Friday, March 20, IJM embarked on our first-ever rescue...

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