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Jun 11, 2019, 11:01 ET International Justice Mission Announces Third Grant from Walmart.org to Combat Trafficking in Thai Fishing Industry

International Justice Mission (IJM), the world's largest international anti-slavery organization, has announced its third grant awarded by the...


Nov 28, 2016, 07:00 ET IJM Seeks to End Cybersex Trafficking of Children and #RestartFreedom this Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday

On Monday, November 28, or "Cyber Monday," International Justice Mission (IJM), the world's largest international anti-slavery organization, launched ...


Aug 20, 2015, 05:30 ET Children as Young as 2 Rescued from Cybersex Trafficking in Philippines

This week, six children—most under the age of 7—were rescued from sexual exploitation in the form of online child pornography. Global human rights...


Jul 27, 2015, 03:13 ET IJM: TIP Report Disappoints as Cambodia Remains on Tier 2 Watch List

Global human rights organization International Justice Mission (IJM) today urged the State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in...


Jun 08, 2015, 06:08 ET New Study Finds Significant Decrease of Children in Cambodia's Commercial Sex Industry

A new prevalence study conducted by International Justice Mission (IJM) reveals that Cambodia—once "ground zero" for the unrestrained commercial...


May 19, 2015, 06:00 ET Life Sentencing for American Expat Sends Strong Message to Sex Offenders Overseas

An American expat will spend the rest of his life behind bars for child sexual abuse crimes committed in the Philippines, reports International...


May 06, 2015, 08:46 ET Nepal Earthquake Heightens Risk Of Trafficking, IJM Staff Warns

In the wake of the catastrophic earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday, April 25, International Justice Mission's (IJM) staff in Kolkata warn of...


Apr 20, 2015, 01:36 ET New TED Talk Gives Reason Why Poverty Still Exists, Highlights Missing Link

In a new TED Talk released today on TED.com entitled "The hidden reason for poverty the world needs to address now," International Justice Mission...


Apr 06, 2015, 03:55 ET Thousands to "Stand For Freedom" and Shine Light on Modern-Day Slavery

This week, from April 6-10, thousands across the United States and around the world will take a stand against the injustice of modern day slavery...


Mar 27, 2015, 05:20 ET 10 Boys Rescued from Slavery on Ghana's Lake Volta

10 boys are now free from a brutal life as slaves on fishing boats in Ghana's Lake Volta region. On Friday, March 20, International Justice Mission...


Feb 20, 2015, 12:56 ET IJM Celebrates Two Forced Labor Rescue Operations on World Day of Social Justice

Today, on World Day of Social Justice, International Justice Mission celebrates two sizeable rescue operations occurring in the past two weeks. Last...


Feb 11, 2015, 10:54 ET Rose Farm Rescues Reveal Darker Side to Valentine's Day

This Valentine's Day, as millions purchase roses to give to loved ones, International Justice Mission is reminding buyers that there is a darker side ...


Jan 22, 2015, 11:49 ET "Pursuit of Justice" Tops Agenda at WEF 2015 for New Justice Council Attendees

As Wednesday, January 21st, 2015, marked the first full day of meetings for attendees at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos,...


Jan 21, 2015, 04:07 ET Raising the Justice Agenda at WEF 2015: International Justice Mission's Gary Haugen Puts Everyday Violence on the Table in Davos

Gary Haugen, President and CEO of International Justice Mission is meeting with thought leaders from around the world at the 2015 World Economic...


Dec 16, 2014, 05:00 ET Football Players, Men in Kilts join Dressember Movement in Fight for Justice

Women across the globe are "dress-ing up" for justice this December as part of a campaign to embrace femininity and fight the injustices that plague...


Dec 01, 2014, 05:00 ET IJM's Holiday Catalog Features 100+ Gifts to Bring Light to World's Darkest Areas on Giving Tuesday

Instead of opening gifts this Christmas, many of the poorest and most vulnerable will open their eyes to another day enslaved, oppressed, and afraid. ...


Nov 01, 2014, 07:00 ET 'Dressember' Movement Celebrates Femininity In Order To Hit Hard At Human Trafficking And Violence Against Women

What began as a quirky style challenge with a clever name has spread to unite women in 32 countries across 6 continents – women committed to...


Oct 10, 2014, 03:00 ET International Day of the Girl Highlights Need For Protection From Violence

On October 11th, the International Day of the Girl, global human rights organization International Justice Mission urges the United Nations to...


Jul 25, 2014, 04:30 ET International Justice Mission Applauds U.S. House Of Representatives For Passage Of Critical Anti-Trafficking Legislation

Global human rights organization International Justice Mission (IJM) praised the U.S. House of Representatives for passage of the Human Trafficking...


Jun 20, 2014, 12:42 ET Human Rights Organization Calls On Congress And The State Department To Protect The Integrity Of The Trafficking In Persons Report

ith Secretary of State John Kerry today releasing the State Department's annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report, global human rights organization ...


May 14, 2014, 11:30 ET Justice And Fashion Unite To Create Sustainable Opportunity For The Poor

One out of three women across the globe experiences violent abuse within her lifetime. In many developing communities, basic daily activities –...


Feb 03, 2014, 10:00 ET IJM Sounds Alarm: Violence, a Serious Threat in the Fight Against Poverty

With more than 4 billion people identified as vulnerable to criminal activity by living outside the protection of law, International Justice Mission...


Jan 29, 2014, 01:32 ET Sex Trafficking Crackdown at Super Bowl Highlights Global Crisis, says International Justice Mission

With less than a week before the 2014 Super Bowl, International Justice Mission (IJM), a human rights agency that partners with local governments to...


Oct 22, 2012, 10:00 ET International Justice Mission Launches Online Action Center To Mobilize Anti-slavery Movement

International Justice Mission (IJM), a human rights agency that brings rescue for victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent...


Sep 25, 2012, 03:15 ET International Justice Mission Welcomes President's New Commitments To End Modern Slavery And Human Trafficking

Human rights organization International Justice Mission today welcomed President Obama's first major address on human trafficking and celebrated the...