On July 18, 2020, a rescue intervention conducted by the local police in Begusarai, Bihar with the support of JVI partners led to the rescue of two sex trafficking victims. Police authorities acted on confidential information that a man was
We bring freedom, justice and restoration to those suffering from human trafficking and other extreme injustice.
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Globally, one billion people live in oppressive slums, surrounded by severe desperation and crime. Over 40 million are trapped in slavery. They are forced into sex slavery, bonded labor, child slavery and other forms of extreme injustice.
We partner with local organizations and global stakeholders to eradicate human trafficking and other extreme injustice by securing justice for individuals, empowering local partners and improving justice systems.
Securing Justice for Individuals
Facilitate joint rescue operations to free thousands of oppressed children, women and men.
Empowering Local Partners
Equip and strengthen local nonprofit organizations and businesses to fight injustice through human rights training, legal services and funding.
Improving Justice Systems
Conduct research, advocate for changes in policies and laws, and build justice networks.
Together we can transform lives and change oppressed communities, for good.
Stories of freedom, justice and restoration.
As the U.S. celebrates our 244th year of independence this month, Seema*, a minor from a small village in Bangladesh, celebrated her new-found freedom as well. Sixteen-year-old Seema lived in a village in Barisal, Bangladesh where her father, Raju, worked
Recently, during the COVID-19 lockdown in India, JVI and one of its local partners secured orders from the National Human Rights Commission directing local authorities in the state of Uttar Pradesh to free bonded laborers trapped in forced labor slavery