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Advocacy: Ending Slavery in Our Lifetime

Updated: Mar 17, 2021

If I could tell you to listen to one episode from the entire podcast, it would be this one.

Normally on the show, we want to really include women who feel super relatable. Like, you could see yourself being them and being faithful right where you are to glorify God in similar ways to them. Today’s guest definitely has a unique call on her life and while we may not find ourselves in a position like hers in ministry or in our calling, BUT we can all relate to wanting to be faithful to the Lord, to relying on Him in our own unique circumstances. What I hope you see is that while she has witnessed great evil and experienced it in her own life, she is FULL of hope and belief in a God who LOVES justice and hates evil.

As you listen to today’s episode, I want you to take note of Anu’s passion, her own redemption story, her love of Jesus + Justice and her HOPE. While it is certainly packed full of information about human trafficking, the impact of violence on marginalized people and the impact of COVID on slavery, it is also her own story of redemption and many answered prayers.

I believe you will leave this episode changed, as I did.

Anu answers questions like...

  1. What do you believe are the greatest factors that would bring an end to slavery in our lifetime?

  2. How has COVID impacted the needs that IJM is addressing?

  3. Where do you see God moving in this fight?

Anu George Canjanathoppil has almost a decade of leadership experience with International Justice Mission (IJM). In Delhi, India she served as the Director of Operations and the Director of National Interventions, and in Chennai, India she served as the Director of Legal. She oversaw the training of more than 17,000 police, government officials, and NGOs on the rescue and rehabilitation of individuals trapped in slavery and bringing criminals to justice. As a result of her leadership, 10,000 individuals have been rescued from forced labour slavery. Resources: The Locus Effect by Gary Haugen Dressember: Dressember Team Dress to Protest (for Canadians) Connect with Leah: IG: @leah.rempel FB: Intentional Women of Faith Shop: RedBubble Shop Connect with IJM Canada: IG: @ijmcanada FB: IJM Canada Website:

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