Tag: sexual abuse

AJS Partners with Secretary of Education to Address Sexual Abuse in Schools

  • August 10, 2017

AJS has spent nearly a decade working to protect children from sexual abuse, and seven years on making the public education system in Honduras more effective and transparent. Now a new initiative combines these goals, helping to strengthen the education system’s methods of receiving, processing, and responding to cases of sexual abuse in schools.



AJS Advocates for Safe Places to Give Testimony

  • October 26, 2016

One way in which AJS is helping to make the Honduran judicial system work is by advocating for better attention to victims and witnesses of crimes. These rooms, called “Gesell Chambers”, allow victims of sensitive crimes like interfamily violence, sexual abuse, or sexual assault to give their testimony before a court – without the fear, shame, and anxiety of appearing in a courthouse. That results in better testimony and more convictions!



Resurrecting Hope

  • October 29, 2015

Sandra endured unthinkable sexual abuse. But God worked through AJS investigators, lawyers, and psychologists to bring the perpetrators to justice and restore hope for Sandra.



Justice at Last

  • October 30, 2014

It has taken five years, but AJS lawyers have finally secured justice for vulnerable children.



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