Blog Posts

  • Advocate By Reaching Out To Your Local Press!
      On October 22nd IJM held its 10th Advocacy Summit . Our advocates had the chance to storm the halls of power and say “Estoy Aqui” or “I Am Here” to protect women and children in Central America. Having close to 300 advocates on Capitol Hill was not only impactful, but serves as a reminder that when we all come together to speak up, our voice is much louder. For ... more
  • A New Bill In The Fight Against Violence: Introducing The Central American Women And Children Protection Act Of 2019
      For the past year, IJM’s Washington team has been in dialogue with legislators for the past year about increasing protection in Central America for vulnerable women and children. And now, after months of conversation, we are seeing progress towards relief for people suffering in the Northern Triangle region through new legislation in Congress. In ... more
  • The 2019 TIP Report Is Here—Send A Tweet To Your Representative And Protect The TIP Report!
    Use your voice to urge your elected leaders to protect the integrity of the TIP Report and fund the response to human trafficking. Today marks the release of the State Department's annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. Every year, we await the release of this critical diplomatic tool which elevates the issue of human trafficking around the world ... more
  • The 2019 TIP Report Is Here—Write A Letter To The Editor!
    Today is the release of the 2019 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, a day we at IJM have eagerly awaited. The TIP Report serves as an essential diplomatic tool in the fight against global slavery because close to 200 countries are ranked based on their efforts to combat human trafficking and those rankings can have real consequences in terms of U.S. ... more
  • Seeking #JusticeforWillie, Joseph And Josephat
    Follow this discussion board for trial updates as we pursue justice in Kenya. In July of 2016, you stood with us when IJM investigator and human rights lawyer, Willie Kimani, and two friends, Joseph Muiruri and Josephat Mwenda, were abducted and murdered. You helped spark a global outcry for #JusticeinKenya and an end of police abuse of power through  ... more
  • A New Way To Send New Beginnings This Easter
    This spring, you can help restore trafficking survivors to health—in honor of your loved ones. As members of the IJM community, you've probably seen our online gift catalog at some point. But in case you've never checked it out, here's how it works! You browse the online catalog , and shop by type of work, region or price. You choose a gift in honor of your ... more
  • 1.3 Happy #IWD2019 Celebrating #BalanceforBetter
    Ah, the elusive work/life balance. The internet teems with content for women trying to be mothers and professionals, professionals aspiring to be in the office and be fit, how fitness can help relieve anxiety and how anxiety is more prevalent than ever. The bottom line seems to be finding your own way to work hard and play hard. The average American works ... more
  • 1.2 Celebrating International Women's Day 2019 #IWD2019 #BalanceforBetter
    Our third post in celebration of International Women's Day pays homage to those who can think high-level and understand the details—and features some Pictionary, drawn by our tech team themselves (with their eyes closed!). more
  • 1.1 Celebrating International Women's Day 2019 #IWD2019 #BalanceforBetter
    For our second post in celebration of International Women's Day, we're simplifying what members of the tech team do and how they're helping to disrupt modern slavery.   This blog series on our HQ tech team brings the mighty women who run our backend systems to the frontend.   Make sure to check out our social feeds @IJM each day to hear from some of our ... more
  • Celebrating International Women's Day 2019 #IWD2019 #BalanceforBetter
    In celebration of International Women's Day, we're spending the week highlighting just a few of the many brilliant women on staff at IJM—around the world and at HQ.   This blog series on our HQ tech team brings the mighty women who run our backend systems to the frontend.   Make sure to check out our social feeds @IJM each day to hear from some of our amazing ... more
  • Welcome To The IJM Community
    Welcome to the IJM Community! Here's a quick overview of what you'll find in this site. Thank you for joining us in the all-new IJM Community.  What you’ll find here:  Discussion Boards: We love hearing from you, and now you can connect with IJM staff and other people like you who are passionate about ending slavery.    Blog: The IJM Community ... more