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Uganda Police Force Collaborates with IJM and UN Women to Improve Response to Violence Against Women and Children
As part of a grant from UN Women, International Justice Mission (IJM) gathered Uganda Police Force (UPF) Officers to review IJM’s recommendations for...
“I Am Free and I Will Go to School”, Eight-year-old Rescued in Ghana
Two boys were rescued out of slavery last week by the Ghana Anti-Human Trafficking police with support from International Justice Mission. The...
Trafficked Children Found Hidden Under Bed During Rescue in Ghana
The Ghana Police Service and Ghana Department of Social Welfare with assistance from International Justice Mission rescued six trafficked children...
Senior Police Officer Convicted of Murder for the First Time in Kenyan History
A senior police officer was convicted today after he was found guilty of murder in a high-profile case of police abuse in Kenya. Formerly the Officer...
12 Convictions for Sexual Violence Against Children in Uganda
Last week, IJM Uganda achieved a conviction in a case of sexual violence against a child that they had been told would be "hopeless" to win.
Six Children Free in Two Simultaneous Rescues in Ghana
This week, police and IJM rescued five children and arrested two suspected traffickers in an operation in Ghana. The youngest child, a 6-year-old...
31 Free After Largest IJM Ghana Rescue to Date
Anita Budu, Director of Aftercare for IJM Ghana, anxiously watched from the deck of a boat as the horizon began to pale with the light of sunrise....
24 Children Forced to Work on Lake Volta Are Now Free
On January 24, the IJM Ghana team and local authorities rescued 24 boys who had been forced to work in the fishing industry on Lake Volta. This...
IJM Launches Petition Demanding Justice in Kenya Following Murder of Kenyan Lawyer
International Justice Mission (IJM) today announced the launch of a petition demanding justice in the murders of IJM staff member Willie Kimani, IJM...

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