International Justice Mission
Established in 1995
Mission Statement: To protect the poor from violence by rescuing victims, bringing the criminals to justice, restoring survivors to safety and strength, and helping local law enforcement build a safe future that lasts.
International Justice Mission’s long-term vision is to rescue millions, protect half a billion and make justice for the poor unstoppable.
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For every dollar spent…
Impacts & Achievements:
Some of the highlights
CEO Salary: 0.50% of expenses
Commended by both President Obama and President Bush
5,880 victims of violence and oppression rescued in 2016
30,000+ people trained in 2016 to serve as leaders in their communities
266 criminals restrained in court in 2016
In 20 year history, more than 21 million people impacted
How IJM is making a difference
Combat Sexual Violence Against Children
Rescue Victims: IJM ensures the child is safe from the perpetrator (including moving to a safe home if the child is in further danger at home).
Bring Criminals to Justice: IJM collaborates with local authorities to investigate cases, help arrest criminals and support prosecution of rapists and other child abusers.
Restore Survivors: IJM provides trauma-focused therapy, help survivors prepare to share the truth in court, and support families so children can heal in a safe and stable environment.
Strengthen Justice Systems: IJM provides training and hands-on mentoring to law enforcement, judges, medical and other professionals, and advocate for reforms to the court process to protect children.
Combat Forced Labor Slavery
Rescue Victims: IJM identifies people trapped in slavery, and partners with local authorities to conduct rescue operations and ensures each victim is legally emancipated and receives government support.
Bring Criminals to Justice: IJM advocates for police reports to be filed against owners or traffickers, and supports prosecution of slave owners.
Restore Survivors: IJM creates individualized care plans for each person to respond to trauma and pursue dignifying jobs and educational opportunities.
Strengthen Justice Systems: IJM provides hands-on mentoring for law enforcement, government officials and partner organizations. IJM also creates a social demand and advocates with state and national leaders to make ending slavery a top priority.