Legal Case Work

Summer of Freedom: New Hope after a Life of Bonded Labor

Himachel Pradesh, India Before the sun rose above the Himalayan range and over the small town of Keylong, 17-year-old Krishna* was already out on the mountainside gathering grass to feed his owner’s cows. While the village was still asleep, Krishna made his way over to the farm, where he spent the majority of

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Four Girls Rescued from Domestic Slavery

This June, four minor girls walked free after years of forced labor and brutal abuse. Justice Ventures International (JVI) worked with its partner (EFICOR) and local government officials to conduct two rescue operations in Delhi, India. Ashna* told us she was not allowed to leave the house where she was

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12 Year-Old Girl Rescued from Child Marriage

West Bengal, India Kavita*, a 12 year-old girl living in rural West Bengal, was rescued from child marriage by JVI and partner organization Suprava Panchashila Mahila Uddyog Samity (SPMUS). Although the Indian Prohibition of Child Marriage Act (PCMA) states that the marriage of a girl under 18 years of age

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**NEW FOLLOW UP** 12 Children Rescued From Bonded Slavery

**UPDATED** New Delhi, India Justice Ventures International (JVI) collaborated with Evangelical Fellowship of India Commission on Relief (EFICOR) and the local police to conduct the rescue of twelve minors from illegal bonded child labor in Seelampur, North East Delhi. The children, some as young as 10 years of age, had been trafficked

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41 Families Rescued from Slavery in Northern India

Bihar, India In Justice Ventures International’s fourth rescue of 2018, JVI and its local partner worked with local government officials and police to rescue one hundred and thirty-one men, women, and children from agricultural bonded labor on a farm situated in Kesauri village, Bihar. For over a year, JVI and its local partner had been

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5,000 ATTEND PROGRAM TO EMPOWER VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Bihar, India As a part of Justice Ventures International’s (JVI) ongoing strategy to empower communities and partner organizations to improve justice systems, JVI recently participated in a day-long program where vital information was presented to survivors and potential victims of human trafficking and child labor. The gathering took place in Gaya, Bihar’s second largest

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2017 Accomplishments

In 2017, JVI directly brought greater freedom, justice and restoration to over 5,500 poor and oppressed individuals in India, China and Nepal. JVI secures justice for individuals, strengthens local organizations, and transforms justice systems. Securing Justice for Individuals In partnership with our local network of justice organizations, JVI rescued 952

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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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