16 Year Old Held Captive Now Free

Soon after the USA celebrated its independence on July 4th, Anu*, a sixteen-year-old girl, celebrated hers as she was freed from a brothel in West Bengal, India. Anu had been held captive for nearly six months while she was sexually exploited. Following a dispute with her family in February 2021, Anu moved to her boyfriend’s house where she helped his mother, Soni* sell vegetables at their family shop. A month later, Soni sold Anu to a brothel owner in Chetla

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16 Year Old Held Captive Now Free

Soon after the USA celebrated its independence on July 4th, Anu*, a sixteen-year-old girl, celebrated hers as she was freed from a brothel in West Bengal, India. Anu had been held captive for nearly six months while she was sexually …

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Two Minor Girls Rescued From Brothel

As India continues to bring the spread of the COVID-19 virus under control, marginalized populations in various parts of the country continue living hand to mouth. The pandemic has not only led to an increase in child abuse cases, but …

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A River of Justice Running Deep and Wide

JVI takes great inspiration from Amos 5:24 – “Let justice roll on like a river, righteousness, like a never-ending stream.” Our desire is to see this river of justice flow powerfully through both a deep and wide strategy in the …

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JVI Justice Partner Spotlight: Sari Bari

Partnership is at the heart of our work at JVI. JVI builds the capacity of local nonprofits, businesses and other organizations engaged in the work of justice by coming alongside, joining together as partners and bolstering their effectiveness. Partnering is …

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After Two Long Years, A Single Mother From Nepal Is Now Free

Traffickers often transport Nepali girls to India where they are sold to brothels for commercial sexual exploitation. To curb this crime, various anti-trafficking NGOs work with government authorities at stationed posts along the border to identify and report suspected traffickers …

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Brothel Raid In Kathmandu

In an ongoing effort to rescue victims trapped in commercial sexual exploitation, Justice Ventures International (JVI) and one of its local partners working closely with a Nepali government Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) successfully rescued four females (two minors, two adults) from …

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New JVI Resource: Nepal Anti-HumanTrafficking Legal Reference Toolkit

Human trafficking is a form of slavery affecting over 40.3 million lives across the globe. It is estimated that over 171,000 persons living in Nepal are enslaved, which includes being trapped in bonded labour or sex trafficking. Bonded labour is …

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New JVI Resource: Citizens’ Guide To Combatting Human Trafficking In China

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is a source, transit, and destination country for trafficking in persons, primarily for forced labor and sexual exploitation. The majority of trafficking occurs within China’s borders. China’s migrant population is especially vulnerable to internal …

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Four Females Rescued From Sex Trafficking In Nepal

Human trafficking in Nepal takes place in the form of commercial sexual exploitation and involuntary servitude. Approximately 15,000 to 20,000 persons are trafficked in Nepal every year. It is estimated over 50 women and girls are trafficked each day into …

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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16 Year Old Held Captive Now Free

Soon after the USA celebrated its independence on July 4th, Anu*, a sixteen-year-old girl, celebrated hers as she was freed from a brothel in West Bengal, India. Anu had been held captive for nearly six months while she was sexually

Read More »

Two Minor Girls Rescued From Brothel

As India continues to bring the spread of the COVID-19 virus under control, marginalized populations in various parts of the country continue living hand to mouth. The pandemic has not only led to an increase in child abuse cases, but

Read More »

A River of Justice Running Deep and Wide

JVI takes great inspiration from Amos 5:24 – “Let justice roll on like a river, righteousness, like a never-ending stream.” Our desire is to see this river of justice flow powerfully through both a deep and wide strategy in the

Read More »

JVI Justice Partner Spotlight: Sari Bari

Partnership is at the heart of our work at JVI. JVI builds the capacity of local nonprofits, businesses and other organizations engaged in the work of justice by coming alongside, joining together as partners and bolstering their effectiveness. Partnering is

Read More »

Brothel Raid In Kathmandu

In an ongoing effort to rescue victims trapped in commercial sexual exploitation, Justice Ventures International (JVI) and one of its local partners working closely with a Nepali government Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) successfully rescued four females (two minors, two adults) from

Read More »

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