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Our Freedom Sunday experience
Written by Britt Darvas.

As we drove to church that Sunday morning, my mind was ticking with all the different aspects of the day’s service that needed to come...

Embedded in my mind
Written by Vinita Thomas Joseph.

Indian-born now IJM Australia staff member, Vinita, shares her heartfelt response to the headline-making photo of an elderly man begging for freedom from slavery.

Answering The Call To Live...
Written by David and Hannah Wilkinson.

It began with a throwaway comment and a decision to stop eating chocolate. Now they're IJM Fellows. Meet Hannah and David, a young Sydney couple...

Reconciliation after cybersex trafficking
Written by Yen Daly.

During my first few months at IJM Cebu, I attended one of my first promulgations (sentencing) that was followed by a reconciliation conference. This is...

From the frontlines: rescue, restoration,...
Written by Mark Northage.

I was fortunate to be part of a delegation visited IJM’s field office in Cebu, Philippines. As a lawyer and a former prosecutor myself, I...

The real superheroes
Written by Natalie Stackhouse.

Inside us all is strong desire for justice. We can live unaware of this until injustice disrupts our plans and threatens our control. Someone blatantly...

STARs shining bright
Written by Avalon Wood.

Imagine yourself in a room where an abundance of laughter echoes out the windows and doors. Where joy uncontainable bursts forth from the hearts of...

Babies?! Please no.
Written by Bianca Bryson.

‘...19 adults and 12 children – including several small babies – lived under the control of a brutal business owner who preyed on their poverty...

Lent: Prompted to seek justice
Written by Dave Groenenboom.

Why would anyone knowingly commit to a lengthy period of abstinence? Well, in a culture that hardly wants for anything, purposefully engaging in self-denial can...

Between tears and smiling
Written by Caroly Houmes.

Our Chief Executive, Caroly, reflects on her encounters with slavery survivors in India and the stories that have moved her.