NEWS

  • Advocate By Reaching Out To Your Local Press!
    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
    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!
    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!
    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