Field Update

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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167 Rescued from Multi-Generational Bonded Slavery in India

Bihar, India October 14, 2014 Two weeks ago, 167 men, women and children were freed in Justice Ventures International’s (JVI) largest bonded labor rescue to date in Bihar, India.   A joint rescue team comprised of members from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), local government officials, JVI, and one of JVI’s

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Twenty-Two Children Rescued from Hazardous Conditions in Ten Bakeries

June 11, 2014 Preet Vihar, Delhi, India – Twenty-two children were rescued from harsh, bonded labour conditions in ten different bakeries. These children came to Delhi from Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal in search of a better life, but were deceived into working in unhygienic and hazardous conditions for more than

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Public Hearing on Bonded Labour Organised in Bihar.

On 25th May 2014 bonded labour survivors had a unique opportunity to share their plight and address issues with key government officials at a public hearing in Patna. The hearing was also intended to ensure statutory rehabilitation assistance and other ancillary benefits under different government schemes were provided to the survivors

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Strengthening NGOs Serving Migrants in Beijing, China

Last month, the Justice Ventures International’s Beijing Justice Resource Center and its partner Asian Center for Law & Culture (ACLC) conducted a forum for non-governmental and civil society organizations that serve migrant workers in Beijing, China. This training provided practical knowledge and raised awareness of major migrant legal issues and critical components for effective and

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