A Cambodian man recently filed a complaint to the police in suspicion that his sister was lured to China by a married couple who lied about a promising job opportunity. Once she arrived, a Chinese man purchased her from the couple and forced her to marry him.
AIM rescued its 1,000th victim of human trafficking and exploitation! Watch our video about how we did it and what it means for survivors.
We launched our new culinary school in September, 2018 in partnership with Open Gate International that will empower survivors of trafficking with marketable job skills. Sustainable employment is incredibly important to protect women who have suffered abuse from further exploitation. These women will be equipped with culinary skills to gain an entry level position in Cambodia's [...]
Our SWAT team and Cambodian law enforcement recently arrested a man and woman on suspicion of being involved in the trafficking and rape of a 16-year-old girl. The arrests followed an initial complaint made by the minor and her family that she had been tricked into leaving home by a local woman who had promised [...]
During the morning of Friday, August 3rd, about 20 miles to the north east of Phnom Penh, officers of the T’bong Khmum Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Police Department (AHTJPP), together with AIM SWAT, arrested a man for trafficking two sisters to Malaysia and raping them. In 2017, the suspect had persuaded the girls’ parents [...]
In July of this year, a young woman who had been trafficked to China and sold for marriage escaped her captors and managed to contact the AIM China Rescues team for help. On July 16th, she was repatriated to Cambodia where our team met her at the airport in Phnom Penh and took her to [...]
Earlier this year, AIM SWAT helped rescue a girl from marriage trafficking in China. Knowing she can trust the staff at AIM, she reached out to us in fear that one of her friends was in the process of being trafficked to China for marriage, too. AIM SWAT Investigation Team Leader, RithYa, jumped into action [...]
Recently, a woman and her husband were approached by another woman with an offer of a high-paying job in China. The wife was to work for a Chinese family and would be able to send money back home to Cambodia. After arriving in China, the wife was sold to a Chinese man and forcibly married [...]
AIM School has transformed the community of Svay Pak from a place that’s known for selling children to a place where many kids are now learning, thriving, and growing. Soon, our new building will allow us to more than triple our total student count, and even the skyline of the city will change with its [...]
As children in the United States prepare to head back to school, the staff and students at AIM School in Cambodia are giddy with excitement. The new AIM School building is in the final stages of construction! Soon we’ll be putting the finishing touches on the interior rooms, and we expect to be teaching our [...]
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