67 Rescued from Bonded Labor in Brick Kiln

Recently, during the COVID-19 lockdown in India, JVI and one of its local partners secured orders from the National Human Rights Commission directing local authorities in the state of Uttar Pradesh to free bonded laborers trapped in forced labor slavery in a brick kiln.  The local authorities took action, bringing freedom to 67 children, women and men. The victims were transported back to their homes of origin and to aftercare programs where they will receive supportive services from JVI and

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JVI’s Growing Justice Network

In order to combat human trafficking and improve access to justice and legal services for survivors, JVI is  developing a justice network in India and Nepal, linking local and global advocates to protect the vulnerable from abuse and oppression. JVI’s …

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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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Advocating for Citizen’s Rights in Bihar, India

JVI is pleased to announce the release of our latest publication: Advocating for Citizen’s Rights, A Manual for Bihar (2020 Edition). This manual is part of a series of toolkits JVI has created to provide individuals, NGOs, and lawyers information …

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35 Rescued From Bonded Labor

On November 10th, 2019 JVI along with one of our local partners, government officials and local authorities rescued 35 bonded labor victims (8 families) from agricultural bondage in Chakai, Bihar, India.  Chakai is a large village located in Jokihat Block of Araria district, …

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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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JVI Launches Justice Resource Reporter

JVI recently launched our Justice Resource Reporter, a monthly newsletter designed to educate and equip our partners and other stakeholders by providing access to justice news, reports, and helpful resources to promote freedom, justice, and restoration. Sign up for JVI …

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Double Your Impact Through December 31st!

Dear Friends,   Another holiday season has arrived, providing many special opportunities for gathering with loved ones celebrating and giving thanks.  At JVI, we are celebrating a year of growth and as a result, we directly impacted many more lives this …

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Three Child Brides Rescued From Sex Trafficking

Child marriage is a practice still prevalent in rural parts of India. Girls from poorer low caste families, with little to no education  are more likely to get married at a younger age. It is not merely a violation of child …

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Illegal Child Labor In India’s Wedding Card Industry

Weddings are a grand affair in India.  Marriage is considered to be tangible proof of the socioeconomic status of a family. India’s upper middle-class families spend a small fortune during the course of the wedding, and the parents start planning for …

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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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Advocating for Citizen’s Rights in Bihar, India

JVI is pleased to announce the release of our latest publication: Advocating for Citizen’s Rights, A Manual for Bihar (2020 Edition). This manual is part of a series of toolkits JVI has created to provide individuals, NGOs, and lawyers information

Read More »

35 Rescued From Bonded Labor

On November 10th, 2019 JVI along with one of our local partners, government officials and local authorities rescued 35 bonded labor victims (8 families) from agricultural bondage in Chakai, Bihar, India.  Chakai is a large village located in Jokihat Block of Araria district,

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 »

JVI Launches Justice Resource Reporter

JVI recently launched our Justice Resource Reporter, a monthly newsletter designed to educate and equip our partners and other stakeholders by providing access to justice news, reports, and helpful resources to promote freedom, justice, and restoration. Sign up for JVI

Read More »

Double Your Impact Through December 31st!

Dear Friends,   Another holiday season has arrived, providing many special opportunities for gathering with loved ones celebrating and giving thanks.  At JVI, we are celebrating a year of growth and as a result, we directly impacted many more lives this

Read More »

15 Boys Rescued From Forced Labor

In April of 2019, an employer promised 10-year-old Dinesh* a job to help him support his family. The employer promised his parents that he would have safe working conditions and good pay. Dinesh moved from Bihar, India to Delhi and began his job of selling water

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