Acacia Journal

Spotlight on International Justice Mission

“A holistic, loving and effective approach to justice.” No one throws a party like International Justice Mission, and most likely it’s because they have the best reason to. After 20 years on the frontlines of anti-slavery work, the IJM team, supporters and many of the survivors they’ve rescued, came together to celebrate the 47,000 people … Continue reading Spotlight on International Justice Mission

Child Marriage & What You Can Do

This year 12,000,000 girls will be married before they celebrate their 18th birthday. Sadly these girls will face an astronomically increased risk of experiencing domestic violence, dropping out of school, and dying in childbirth. There are many reasons parents may choose to marry their children off while they are young, but ultimately they are all … Continue reading Child Marriage & What You Can Do

Donor Money and the Case for Supporting the Little(r) Guys

“When men are pure, laws are useless; when men are corrupt, laws are broken.” -Benjamin Disraeli It is a beautiful thing to see laws change towards the protection and empowerment of women. Notably, this spring, Nigeria changed its law on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), banning the practice for good. But only time will tell if … Continue reading Donor Money and the Case for Supporting the Little(r) Guys