UNICEF estimates that there are nearly 2 million children in the commercial sex trade worldwide.
It doesn’t have to be this way.
Cambodian law enforcement rescued Veata* (pictured at left with her IJM social worker) from a brothel at the age of 13 with the help of International Justice Mission. She’s healthy and happy today, living in a small aftercare home with caring staff who love her.
The traffickers who exploited her are serving 16-year sentences for their abuse.
You can help stop these crimes — Share your passion with your Member of Congress.
This month, hundreds of IJM supporters will meet with their Members of Congress to urge them to support the . This bill supports poor countries’ efforts to stand up to criminals that traffic children by investing in effective law enforcement that puts traffickers and slave owners out of business and behind bars.