Kim thought nothing was wrong. But that was about to change.
This is the story of a brave girl named Kim* who grew up in the Philippines. Much of her childhood was spent in poverty, and when she thinks of her...
- Latin America
- Dominican Republic
- The Philippines
- South Asia
- Asia Pacific
- Lima, Peru
- El Salvador
- North America
- West Africa
lJM and RCMP Joint Workshop Empowers Dominican Police to Combat Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking
IJM conducted a workshop for the National Police’s Directorate of Criminal Intelligence (DINTEL) in collaboration with the Royal Canadian Mounted...
Indian Government Frees Man Trapped in Forced Labour for 10 Years
On Feb. 25, government officials rescued a 23-year-old man from a construction site where he had been trapped for nearly half his life. The officials...
Survivor’s Speech Paints Freedom as ‘Bangles Instead of Chains’
The first time Latha shared about her life she left officials stunned.
Indian Government Inspection Leads to Four Freed from Mango Grove
On Feb. 4, four adults were liberated from six years of labor exploitation at a mango grove thanks to proactive government officials and a group of...
Three Perpetrators Guilty of Human Trafficking in Cyberscam Slavery Case
Nine Indonesian survivors received justice after their three traffickers were convicted of human trafficking for forced labor in cyber fraud by a...
IJM Supports Indian Government Rescuing 22 Children from Jewelry Factories
Indian government officials and police carried out a rescue operation to free 22 boys—ages 15 to 17—being exploited at multiple urban jewelry...