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Three Girls Rescued from Domestic Slavery

Delhi, India Justice Ventures International (JVI), and its partner EFICOR, rescued three minor girls (pictured, ages 14-17) from domestic slavery in New Delhi earlier this month. Trafficked from rural India, the girls were forced to work, taking care of children and doing domestic chores, from approximately 6:00 a.m. until midnight each day. They were not

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Groundbreaking Conference on Bonded Labor Features Six JVI Cases

Bihar, India The National Human Rights Commission and the Labor Department of Bihar recently conducted a workshop on the Elimination of the Bonded Labor System in Bihar.   The workshop engaged police and government officials from the local, state and national level. At the workshop, representatives from the NHRC and

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28 Children Rescued from Bonded Slavery

Delhi, India Justice Ventures International (JVI) recently rescued 28 children from bonded labor conditions in the city of Delhi. The rescue was conducted in collaboration with JVI partner EFICOR and local government officials and police. The children, ages 8-17, were working in a textile factory under oppressive and exploitative conditions. The

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Freedom for 270 Through Three Rescues in Three Weeks

Bihar, India Justice Ventures International (JVI) achieved a significant milestone in May. In rapid fire succession, JVI and its local partners freed over 270 men, women and children through three major rescue operations in three consecutive weeks. These operations were conducted in close cooperation with government officials from the northern India state of Bihar. These men, women

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16 year old Secures Justice in Mumbai

Mumbai, India Justice Ventures International (JVI) lawyers recently secured justice for a 16-year-old girl who was brutally raped in a slum community in Mumbai.  Priya* was repeatedly raped by a man, who used trickery and deception against Priya’s widowed mother to gain access to Priya’s home. When Priya’s mother, Maria* found out,

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110 New Judges Equipped to Fight Human Trafficking

Uttar Pradesh, India As an integral part of fighting human trafficking, Justice Ventures International (JVI) trained 110 newly appointed judges in northern India on human trafficking laws, in April 2017. Judges play a vital role in ensuring traffickers are held accountable and victims are protected and treated with dignity. The

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