Sexual Violence

IJM Guatemala: 10-year-old Boy Bravely Gives Testimony, Perpetrator Convicted for Sexual Abuse

GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA – This week, a man was convicted in a Guatemalan courtroom for sexually abusing his 10-year-old nephew, Ricardo*.

Last year, Doctors Without Borders referred Ricardo’s case to IJM. The staff collaborated with local authorities to ensure the suspect was arrested, and the proper evidence was secured for the trial.