Month: March 2018

5,000 ATTEND PROGRAM TO EMPOWER VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Bihar, India As a part of Justice Ventures International’s (JVI) ongoing strategy to empower communities and partner organizations to improve justice systems, JVI recently participated in a day-long program where vital information was presented to survivors and potential victims of human trafficking and child labor. The gathering took place in Gaya, Bihar’s second largest city, where a significant portion …

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NEPAL TRAINING EQUIPS PARTNERS TO FIGHT TRAFFICKING

Nepal On January 8, one of JVI’s local partners in Nepal convened a legal training on Nepal’s human trafficking laws for NGO’s and faith-based organization. During the training, the participants took an in-depth look at real-life trafficking cases from a victim’s point of view. The presentations covered everything from the initial evidence gathering and relationship-building to …

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Expectant Mother and 229 Others Rescued from Slavery in Brick Kiln

Northern India In the early morning hours of Wednesday, February 21, Justice Ventures International (JVI) and EFICOR, a partner organization, together with local government officials and police conducted two simultaneous rescue operations outside of Delhi that freed 230 men, women and children from forced labor in two brick kilns. Many of the victims originated from …

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