Jeffrey Pankratz, the president of JVI, addresses the relationship between justice and love from a Christian perspective.
Read about JVI’s work from 2012-2015.
The High Court of Mumbai issued a landmark judgment that laid out guidelines to prevent the misuse of bail by human sex trafficking perpetrators under the Immoral Trafficking Prevention Act (ITPA).
For 47 people 2013 began with freedom. On January 14-16, three rescues liberated 46 bonded child laborers and one victim of sex trafficking from slave-like conditions in New Delhi, India. To learn more, click here.
Read about how JVI is helping to build India’s next generation of human rights lawyers
See how JVI continued to fight for justice in the field during the third quarter of 2010
For its initiative to promote justice in southeast Chennai, JVI has received a $5,000 matching grant from One Day’s Wages (ODW), an international grassroots movement dedicated to ending extreme global poverty by asking people to donate one day’s worth of their wages to the cause. Please visit here on ODW’s website so that your giving can be matched by ODW’s grant.
See how JVI continued to fight for justice in the field during the second quarter of 2010
See how JVI continued to fight for justice in the field during the first quarter of 2010
March 2009 Last month, the film Slumdog Millionaire won eight Academy Awards including best picture for its captivating and hopeful story of Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who wins 20 million rupees on India’s “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?.” While Slumdog Millionaire’s depiction of oppression and injustice in Mumbai is dead-on reality, its inspiring message of hope is a make-believe Bollywood fantasy. Read more.
September 2008 Images of the Koliwada slums in Dharavi, India, courtesy of Aditi Mehta, a JVI intern who participated in the “Urban Typhoon” project in March 2008.
A word from JVI’s president, and updates from the field.
JVI is working with a justice venture to free men, women and children illegally held in a rock quary as bonded laborers in the northern Indian state of Uddar Pradesh, India.
Chennai Transformation Network, a justice venture with which JVI works to establish a Justice Resource Center in the city of Chennai, India, recently held a concert to encourage individuals to take up the work of justice on behalf of the city’s slum and pavement dwellers, as well as the victims of human trafficking.
Seven participants of the 2007 Chinese Public Defender Training Program reflect on how their participation is helping to bring about better legal representation for the poor and oppressed in China.