MUMBAI, INDIA – Acting on evidence provided by IJM, police rescued young women trafficked to a brothel in Mumbai, from a large building notorious for violence. Over the past year, police have conducted three separate operations in this building to rescue trafficking victims trapped inside.
CHENNAI, INDIA – Ramesh addressed a small room full of children, women and men, gathered from many villages throughout South India. His audience shared a common story: Once victims of forced labor slavery, the families were learning how to live in freedom again. Ramesh spoke from experience: "After release, life won't be easy – you will face lots of difficulties, but you have to make sure you work hard."
Slavery to Freedom