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Slavery

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Rescue in Ghana Leads to Freedom for 12-year-old Boy
GHANA– On November 12, police and IJM conducted an operation that resulted in the rescue of one 12-year-old boy from suspected slavery in the fishing...
Boy Rescued and Returned Home after Three Years in Bonded Labour
Last weekend, IJM supported local officials and our casework partners to rescue a small 13-year-old boy who had been trapped in bonded labour slavery...
Kids and Parents Rescued After 5 Years in Bonded Labour
On Thursday, October 22, IJM worked with local authorities to rescue five families from bonded labour at a wood-cutting site, where many had been...
COVID Crisis Drives Up Child Labour and Forced Labour in Textiles Industry
Recent rescue operations in the booming textiles industry of Tamil Nadu state have brought to light the way business owners are taking advantage of...
Ten-Year-Old Boy Freed from Goat Grazing
An expansive search has led to the safe rescue of Vignesh,* a 10-year-old boy who has spent the last two years enslaved at a goat farm. Vignesh...
Double Operation Frees 526 from Two Brick Kilns
The case began in mid-March when IJM received information about 282 migrant labourers held in bonded labour at a kiln in Tiruvallur District. These...
Media Report Leads to Rescue of 150 from a Garment Factory
Ever since India’s COVID-19 lockdown began, the world has been rattled by the stories of millions of migrant labourers stranded far from their homes...
Sixty-Four Children Among Hundreds Rescued at Brick Kiln During Lockdown
Earlier this week, IJM assisted local authorities in rescuing 281 people from bonded labour at a massive brick kiln. This included 64 children of all...
Urgent Rescue of 360 People Sparks Release of Nearly 7,000 from Brick Kilns
May 29, 2020 - This week, IJM helped Indian law enforcement rescue 360 people from bonded labour at a notoriously brutal brick kiln—which then led to...

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