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Guatemala's First Lady Joins IJM in New Program to End Sexual Violence
Churches in Guatemala are uniting to stop child sexual assault, and their first lady wants to help. This week, IJM and partner organizations will...
IJM Celebrates 10 Years of Combating Sexual Violence in Guatemala
This week International Justice Mission celebrates a decade combating sexual violence in Guatemala.
Guatemalan School Principal Sentenced to Nearly 90 Years
An elementary school principal has been sentenced to nearly 90 years in prison for sexually assaulting seven fifth-grade boys under his care. The...
5 Ways Guatemala Is Safer For Children Today Than 5 Years Ago
1. Guatemala now has a law that actually defines a crime of sexual violence.
IJM President Calls Guatemalan Children His Superheroes
Two dozen boys and girls gathered with family members in IJM’s office in Guatemala on August 12. They had come on foot and by bus from all across the...
IJM President Visits Guatemala, Government Re-commits to Equip Police to Fight Sexual Violence
IJM President Gary Haugen signed a historic agreement with Guatemalan officials on August 12, which will allow IJM to train Guatemalan national...
International Justice Mission Urges Congress and Obama Administration to Dedicate Emergency Resources to Combat Child Sexual Assault in Guatemala
“As devastating as gang violence is in Latin America, it isn’t the only reason these kids are turning up at the U.S. border." - Holly Burkhalter...
IJM Guatemala Seeks Justice for Young Mother, Helps Her Find Strength
When Iris* speaks about her daughter, she can’t help but smile with pride. At 17 years old, Iris is a young mother. Her baby was born as a result of...
Griselda's Story: A Brave Survivor Dreams for her Country
Griselda’s mother was shocked and shouted for help. She flagged down a passing police car, and they drove to a neighborhood notorious for violent...

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