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Sex Trafficking

Three Rescued. Two suspects arrested.
That Friday night, Dominican police, public justice officials and IJM entered a ‘‘Santería’’ (a place for religious practices that combine indigenous...
Appeals Court Increases Sentence in Trafficking Case
On February 9, the Criminal Court of Appeals in the Dominican Republic more than doubled a sentence, going from six years to 15, against the leader...
Six Children Rescued. Three Suspects Arrested.
On December 13 and 19, Dominican police spearheaded two rescue operations with IJM’s support. Public justice officials proactively and successfully...
Three Young Children Rescued. A German Citizen Arrested.
On October 8th, Dominican police spearheaded a rescue operation in the Puerto Plata province of the country. Local public justice officials...
IJM and Partner Rescue Two Teen Girls from a Small-Town Brothel
On October 3, IJM assisted local authorities and a partner NGO in rescuing two minor girls from sex trafficking and arresting two suspects involved...
International Justice Mission Urges the Dominican Government to Declare Child Marriage Unconstitutional
On June 24th, International Justice Mission (IJM) petitioned the Dominican Supreme Court (also known as the Constitutional Court) to declare child...
Rescue Operation Amid COVID-19: Six Rescued. Five Arrested.
A minor and five adult women are now free from sexual exploitation after a successful rescue operation on May 23rd. As the sun rose for a new day in...
IJM Supports Authorities on an Inter-State Sex Trafficking Rescue Operation
On February 22, IJM supported police from two states as they worked together to rescue two minor girls from a cross-country sex trafficking ring....
IJM and Police Rescue Teen Girl from Abuse at a Luxury Apartment
KOLKATA, INDIA – On December 10 (World Human Rights Day), IJM’s team in Kolkata successfully worked with local authorities to rescue a 16-year-old...

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