Month: September 2013

Fighting Human Trafficking at the Source

JVI Volunteer Anna Kim and Freeset founder Annie Hilton,  with Murshidabad residents JVI Expands Partnership with Freeset to Fight Human Trafficking Murshidabad, West Bengal.  Over the last several years, JVI has been working closely with justice partner Freeset through the Shop for Freedom Campaign (SFF) to help bring freedom to woman in the sex trade.  Last month, JVI volunteers Tom …

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Bandhua 1947

The Bandhua 1947 is a national campaign to mobilize people to advocate for them with the government, to fight bonded labor. Slavery. India became an independent nation on August 15, 1947. Prior to independence, India was under the British rule. Now, post independence, millions are still ‘bandhua’ – under bondage- by their own Indian countrymen. People of lower castes …

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World Justice Project Award

JVI Wins Opportunity Fund Competition with World Justice Project On April 22, 2013, World Justice Project announced that Justice Ventures International (JVI) was one of the winners of the Opportunity Fund Competition.  The Opportunity Fund is an initiative designed to incubate practical programs that strengthen the rule of law. JVI submitted the China Migrant Justice …

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