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Project Description

Child Labor

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

Featured Programs:

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.

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