15-Year Old Rescued From Brothel

On February 8, 2020, Justice Ventures International (JVI) and NGO partner ADITHI coordinated with local police authorities to conduct a rescue intervention in Begusarai, Bihar, in which Rasina*, a 15-year-old sex trafficking victim was rescued from a brothel situated in a residential area. At the young age of 9, Rasina was kidnapped from Patna (capital of Bihar, India) and brought to a brothel in Begusarai by the brothel owner’s wife. Rasina was physically abused and sexually exploited by customers multiple

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LEGAL TRAININGS IN BEIJING, CHINA

Justice Ventures International (JVI) is working to bring freedom, justice and restoration to migrant men, women and children living in Beijing, China. Over 200 million people from China’s rural areas have flooded the cities in a quest for better employment opportunities. But …

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Shop for Freedom Volunteers

Many volunteers support Justice Ventures International, which was most evident this holiday season, through the Shop for Freedom campaign. Over 25 volunteers hosted Freedom Gatherings in different homes and dorm rooms.  Freeset bags, t-shirts and Starfish jewelry were sold to offer hope to the thousands …

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Over 30 Judges Trained in North India

Justice Ventures International (JVI) lawyers, in collaboration with Bihar Judicial Academy, were instrumental in training over 30 judges in Bihar, Northern India, in November 2013. They received training in human trafficking laws and procedures which will ensure systemic changes to …

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Four Girls Rescued From Domestic Servitude

Earlier this year, Mahila Haat and JVI teamed with  government officials, Labor Department officials and the police to rescue four  young women between the ages of 14 and 18 from domestic bonded labour. Statements taken after the rescue revealed that the …

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A New Way to Support JVI

If you are regular shopper of Amazon.com, here is a wonderful opportunity to support our work, as you shop. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organizations selected by our customers. Click the link “Get Started” and …

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Hope is Alive

As captured in recent international headlines, the high prevalence of sexual assault in India is a serious problem.  This problem is magnified in urban slum communities where the human life is cheap.   JVI and its local partner Childline recently collaborated with the …

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News Clip: Human traffickers to be Caught by their Communication

This article was published in the Hindustan Times on July 26, 2013. It is translated to English from Hindi.  In order to end the India-Nepal border slave trade and bonded labor,  the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) received various tips on Thursday …

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Volunteer Project: Mumbai Advocacy Manual

JVI and its partners are building a legal aid model designed to secure access to justice for the poor living in India’s urban slums.  These urban communities are often denied access to sanitation, clean water, education, basic health services, and …

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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 …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Anna Kim

Anna Kim is a mother of two young boys and a lawyer working at IRS. She has played a key role in pioneering JVI’s Shop For Freedom campaign and other initiatives. What does JVI mean to you? JVI is my

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Freeset

Freeset is a fair trade business offering employment to women trapped in Kolkata’s sex trade. We make quality jute bags and organic cotton t-shirts, but our business is freedom! We would like to see the 10,000 sex workers in our

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Starfish Project

Starfish Project jewelry is hand-crafted by women who have come out of exploitation and abuse. When you purchase Starfish jewelry, you are helping to provide income, education and support for the women in our shelter. For more information or to

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Nomi Network

Currently serving women in South and South East Asia, Nomi Network is a nonprofit organization based in New York City that aims to create economic opportunities for survivors and women at risk of human trafficking. We are dedicated to breaking

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47 Rescued from Human Trafficking

January 2013 For 47 people 2013 began with freedom. On January 14-16, three rescues liberated 46 bonded child laborers and one victim of sex trafficking from slave-like conditions in New Delhi, India. To learn more, click here.   Lorem ipsum

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