Month: March 2014

13 Children Rescued from Shoe Factory in Delhi, India

On March 3 2014, local police, the magistrate and labor officials along representatives from Salaam Balak Trust and Justice Ventures International rescued 13 children from bonded labor in the northwest area of Delhi. The children were forced to work for long hours in hazardous conditions to create and cut uppers of shoes. These children were …

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34 Children Rescued from Bonded Labor in Various Industries

On 6 February 2014, 34 children were removed from bonded labour conditions in various facilities in Old Delhi, on the action of the Senior District Magistrate (SDM) and his officials, officers from the District Police and Labor Department, and representatives of Justice Ventures International and Salaam Balak Trust, a JVI justice partner.  The laborers were all boys between …

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22 Children Rescued from Bonded Labour in Bag Manufacturing Factory

  On February 26, 2014, Government officials, local police  in partnership with Salaam Balak Trust and Justice Ventures International rescued 22 boys (of ages 9 to 16 years) in bonded labor in New Delhi, India despite a mob attack and chaos. These boys were forced to work in a bag manufacturing industry where they were …

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