Hope for a better life.

Govind and his wife Lata lived in a small village in Jehanabad, Bihar, where they worked as daily wage laborers. Their family did not own a house and lived with one of their relatives. With mounting pressure from those relatives and a third child on the way, Govind began looking for another job with more stable income. In November of 2019, Govind came across a job at a brick kiln in Rohtas, Bihar, around 100 miles from his village. He was promised good wages,

Read More »
  • All
  • Breaking News
  • Education
  • Stories
  • Updates
All
  • All
  • Breaking News
  • Education
  • Stories
  • Updates

Hope for a better life.

Govind and his wife Lata lived in a small village in Jehanabad, Bihar, where they worked as daily wage laborers. Their family did not own a house and lived with one of their relatives. With mounting pressure from those relatives and a …

Read More

Give Freedom This Christmas; JVI’s Gift Catalog

What does it mean to seek justice for the poor and oppressed in today’s world? Some theologians have argued that the focus of justice is limited to accountability or retribution and that concepts of restoration and transformation are not really …

Read More

Virtual Legal Aid Clinics Support Urban Justice Initiative

As part of JVI’s Urban Justice Initiative in Mumbai, in November, JVI and its local partners launched a series of  virtual legal aid clinics working through our e-Justice Resource Center. The purpose of these clinics was to provide free legal services …

Read More

Family Falls Prey To Traffickers During Pandemic

Following the COVID-19 lockdown in India, resumption of economic activities has led to scarce job opportunities as many daily wage laborers are in need of work. One couple, Raju* and Neelam*, managed to find work in a brick kiln. However, …

Read More

34 Children Rescued From Child Slavery

On November 17th, 2020 Justice Ventures International (JVI) along with partner NGO EFICOR and local administration raided two leather bag manufacturing factories in Nabi Karim, Delhi where 34 trafficked children were rescued from forced child labor. The children were trafficked …

Read More

Justice: The Order Love Requires

Justice can be defined as the exercise of power and authority to order society according to God’s standards.  Loving actions may take place in an evil society, such as a slave society. But, if the order of society is not …

Read More

Rescued at 13-Years Old, Weighing 44 Pounds

On October 18th, JVI and one of its local partners collaborated with the police to rescue five females (four minors and one adult) from a brothel in the northern Indian state of Bihar where they were confined and forced into …

Read More

Bringing Relief To Survivors of Human Trafficking During COVID-19 Lockdown In India

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in India promptly led to a national lockdown. With factories and other work-places shut down, millions of migrant workers dealt with multiple hardships in the form of loss of income, food shortage, unemployment and …

Read More

Love can never do less than Justice.

What is Justice? Justice can be defined as the exercise of power and authority to order society according to God’s standards.  Loving actions may take place in an evil society, such as a slave society. But, if the order of …

Read More

Hope for a better life.

Govind and his wife Lata lived in a small village in Jehanabad, Bihar, where they worked as daily wage laborers. Their family did not own a house and lived with one of their relatives. With mounting pressure from those relatives and a

Read More »

Trapped Since Age 8

On December 11th 2019, JVI assisted local partners in rescuing 13-year-old Chandni* from a household where she was forced to work as a domestic helper. Chandni was only 8 years old when she was trafficked from Jharkhand to Delhi for

Read More »

Three Boys Rescued From Child Slavery

On November 28th, 2019 JVI partnered with Evangelical Fellowship of India Commission on Relief (EFICOR), the local Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) and the police to conduct a rescue intervention of three boys from illegal bonded child labor in a zari

Read More »

Five Minors Rescued From Sex Trafficking

The Global Slavery Index estimates that 8 million trafficking victims live within India’s borders. The eastern state of Bihar ranks among the highest states for human trafficking.  Bihar is an area where JVI works to bring freedom, justice and restoration

Read More »

29 Rescued From Forced Labor Slavery

On May 9th, 2019, JVI and one of its local partners collaborated with police and local government officials to free 29 victims from forced labor slavery at a brick kiln in northern India.  Among the families rescued were 16 minors (9 boys, 7 girls)

Read More »

38 Boys Rescued From Labor Trafficking

Aatif* grew up in a small village in West Bengal where he regularly attended school till the 6th grade. At the age of 13 years, Aatif was forced to drop out of school to look for work because neither of

Read More »

34 Children Rescued From Child Slavery

On November 17th, 2020 Justice Ventures International (JVI) along with partner NGO EFICOR and local administration raided two leather bag manufacturing factories in Nabi Karim, Delhi where 34 trafficked children were rescued from forced child labor. The children were trafficked

Read More »

Justice: The Order Love Requires

Justice can be defined as the exercise of power and authority to order society according to God’s standards.  Loving actions may take place in an evil society, such as a slave society. But, if the order of society is not

Read More »

Rescued at 13-Years Old, Weighing 44 Pounds

On October 18th, JVI and one of its local partners collaborated with the police to rescue five females (four minors and one adult) from a brothel in the northern Indian state of Bihar where they were confined and forced into

Read More »

Love can never do less than Justice.

What is Justice? Justice can be defined as the exercise of power and authority to order society according to God’s standards.  Loving actions may take place in an evil society, such as a slave society. But, if the order of

Read More »

JVI’s New e-Justice Resource Center In Action

Thanks to your support, JVI’s new e-Justice Resource Center is increasing rapid dissemination of information throughout our network of partners to ensure timely access to advocacy manuals, legal resources and professional development training from subject matter experts.  The JVI team

Read More »

There are millions of children, women and men around the world with similar stories. Help us change their story one life at a time.