On Saturday 27 April 2019, Managing Partner Chris Ross will be taking part in a half ironman in Marbella for International Justice Mission UK (IJM). IJM is a group of investigators, social workers, lawyers, civil advocates and supporters working tirelessly to pursue justice for the poor. They fight everyday violence against the poor such as slavery, sex trafficking, police abuse of power, sexual violence, property grabbing and citizenship rights.
Avril McCammon of John McKee’s visited Cambodia last year with IJM. There are 40 million people in slavery today, many of whom are children. 25 million are in bonded slavery - mining for example for the mica that is the glitter in your make up, making your clothes, fishing for your tuna fish. Avril has met people freed from domestic slavery, sexual slavery, fishing boat slavery and bonded labour slavery. She visited the Outland denim factory which employs girls freed from sex trafficking and pays them a proper wage.
In 2018 IJM rescued 141 children from sexual exploitation. 224 perpetrators were arrested, 3132 people received aftercare from social workers and support teams and freedom was obtained for 4267 survivors…
You can help me raise money for this great cause by donating directly to my fundraising page;
JustGiving sends your donation straight to International Justice Mission UK and automatically reclaims Gift Aid if you are a UK taxpayer, so your donation is worth even more.
Thank you for your support!