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 to officials. Unfortunately, *Jina and *Harish managed to cross the border to India undetected. Jina, a resident of Nuwakot, Nepal, was a single mother desperately trying to make ends meet. Harish, a local Nepali woman, befriended Jina and offered her

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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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Bandhua 1947

The Bandhua 1947 is a national campaign to mobilize people to advocate for them with the government, to fight bonded labor. Slavery. India became an independent nation on August 15, 1947. Prior to independence, India was under the British rule. Now, post independence, millions …

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World Justice Project Award

JVI Wins Opportunity Fund Competition with World Justice Project On April 22, 2013, World Justice Project announced that Justice Ventures International (JVI) was one of the winners of the Opportunity Fund Competition.  The Opportunity Fund is an initiative designed to …

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Volunteer Profile: Leah Day

As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace: 1 Peter 4:10 ESV Leah Day is a high school graduate, and active JVI volunteer. This is her testimony: “My journey with …

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