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International Justice Mission

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We rescue people from human trafficking, modern-day slavery, and violence. We protect survivors so they can thrive without fear and bring their traffickers to justice.
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Human trafficking is often a difficult topic to talk about – and even more challenging for those working to end human trafficking every day. There are more than 40 million human trafficking victims worldwide, including men, women and children trapped in forms of modern slavery: from forced labor to sexual exploitation. Human trafficking occurs in nearly every country around the globe stemming from both in-person and online targeting.

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  • Title: Bonded Labor Slavery
  • Charity: International Justice Mission
  • Country: undefined
  • Photo Credit: Jeremy Snell / International Justice Mission

Families are often tricked into a form of modern-day slavery when they borrow money from powerful business owners who force them to work for little or no pay. Unable to repay their debts, they are mistreated and abused.

  • Title: A survivor of modern-day slavery and her son
  • Charity: International Justice Mission
  • Country: undefined
  • Photo Credit: Vajahath Ali / International Justice Mission

Thaiyamma was rescued from modern-day slavery and her son was born in freedom. More families like Thaiyamma’s are still waiting for rescue.

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Girls like Kashi are waiting for rescue and freedom
Kashi* was only 5 years old when strangers took her from her parents and sold her into domestic servitude to a wealthy family in Mumbai. For the next ten years, she cooked and cleaned around the clock while facing disturbing physical, emotional and sexual abuse. Later, the family took 15-year-old Kashi to Kolkata and began exploiting her for sex in a massive red-light district. IJM investigators found and rescued Kashi in April 2013, but it took years for her to rebuild confidence and learn to trust again. As she began to open up, Kashi was able to go to school for the first time and—with IJM’s support—discovered her talents for leadership and public speaking. Today, she’s passionate about using her experiences to help change India, saying, “This is my identity, where I won’t have to shy my eyes from anyone. I will not have to be scared because of my…