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
Eyes Wide Open
But slavery comes in other forms too, with other kinds of violence. On Thursday, we gathered at IJM’s Delhi office and were introduced first-hand to...
This Is Personal
It is Monday, May 19. I am walking through Kalighat, one of the oldest red light districts in Kolkata. I am with a group of IJM staff members and...
Facing Violence Against the Poor
First you should know that I’m no stranger to international charities. I spent 5 years at World Vision Canada and almost 10 years at The Leprosy...
Following the Feet of Those Leading Us
As a runner, I like to get off concrete or asphalt as often as possible and head out on a trail. A trail can be anything from a wide, groomed,...
IJM Trains 5000th Official in Mumbai
MUMBAI, INDIA – It was just after midnight when the rescue was complete. IJM had assisted with an anti-trafficking operation in Kamathipura, Mumbai’s...
Online Sexual Exploitation of Children
Filipino Children as Young as 2 Rescued from Cybersex Trafficking
CEBU, THE PHILIPPINES – A bulky desktop computer sits unplugged on the table in a police station. It looks harmless. But it’s not. It was once used...