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JVI Helps Family Win Wrongful Eviction Case

Mumbai, India Along with rescues and restoration efforts for human trafficking victims, Justice Ventures International (JVI) also pursues justice for the urban poor. Approximately 1 billion people worldwide live in slums, without access to decent housing, electricity, sanitation, work or education.  In India alone, more than 65 million people live

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JVI and Local Partner Empower Women to Combat Sex Trafficking, Child Labor & Child Marriage 

West Bengal – EASTERN INDIA Several weeks ago, Ms. Sanju Singh, JVI lawyer, and Ms. Soma Di, Executive Director of Sudprava Panchshila Mahil Udyog Samity (SPMUS), joined forces to provide legal literacy training for nearly fifty women fighting human trafficking in their local communities in Murshidabad, and other districts of

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186 Find Freedom from Generations of Bonded Slavery

MADHUBANI, INDIA January 22, 2015 186 men, women and children (including 38 families) were freed from multi-generational bonded slavery in northern India, close to the Nepal border.  After weeks of following up on a tip that there was a large number of families held captive as agricultural bonded laborers in

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Free the Captives, Fight the Trafficker Benefit

On December 2, 2014, the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery*, Justice Ventures International (JVI) joined forces with multiple church partners across the U.S. and India to fight modern day slavery through its Free the Captive, Fight the Trafficker Benefit. Hundreds of supporters came together to raise awareness for the

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Ten Children Rescued from Forced Slavery in Central Delhi

New Delhi, India December 17, 2014 Just a week before Christmas, ten child bonded laborers, trafficked from rural Northern India, were rescued in central New Delhi.  Justice Ventures International (JVI) and its valued partner, Salaam Baalak Trust (SBT), working closely with government officials, rescued ten children (ages 12 – 19) from a life of forced

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