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

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

Like many young girls growing up in poor villages in Nepal, Amala was vulnerable to trafficking.

Her family had few economic options. At age 11 she was pulled out of school to contribute to their expenses. She met a man who promised her a job and persuaded her to travel to Kathmandu, Nepal. Instead, she was …

Read More

Renu Devi is proof that change in possible, even after generations of bondage in India.

Renu was 17 when she married and began her life of forced labor. Her husband was part of the Kamiya system—a form of caste-based, generational debt bondage. For four generations his family was enslaved and exploited for agricultural labor, with …

Read More

Justice served for Nepalese survivors.

On November 5th, 2018 a notorious trafficker in Nepal was sentenced to 15 years in jail as a result of a testimony from a survivor who was trafficked by him nearly 10 years ago. Previous attempts had been made to …

Read More

11 Victims Freed and 16 Perpetrators Arrested

On September 13th, 2019 local police authorities coordinated with JVI and one of its local partners to conduct a rescue intervention in Purnea (a district in northeastern Bihar, India) in which 11 female victims of sex trafficking were rescued. Of those …

Read More

2019 Summer of Freedom Success!

We did it! Together, with your support and prayers, we met our Summer of Freedom fundraising goal. As a result, two Justice Hubs will be fully funded for one year!   These Justice Hubs will operate in Bihar and West Bengal, India allowing us to go deeper …

Read More

2018 Annual Report – A Year of Freedom

We are pleased to share JVI’s 2018 Annual Report.  Thanks to you and the dedicated work of our staff and partners, JVI directly impacted over 20,000 lives and thousands more were indirectly impacted through the ongoing work of our justice …

Read More

15 Boys Rescued From Forced Labor Slavery

Mahir*, along with 14 other boys, were trapped in a dilapidated building in southern Delhi where they were forced to live and work in an overcrowded room on the fourth floor  engaged in zari (traditional embroidery work). Mahir, only 14 …

Read More

Bringing Freedom, Justice and Restoration in Nepal

Nepal is a country with a rich cultural history and incredible mountainous beauty. Unfortunately, it is also a source, transit and destination country for modern slavery including bonded labor and sex trafficking. Various studies have claimed that the rate of …

Read More

Exploited since age 10, now free.

On August 6, 2019, three minor girls (between 14-16 years old) and one adult female were rescued from sex trafficking in a combined effort by JVI, partner ADITHI, local administration and police.  Completely isolated from the outside world, the girls were physically beaten, …

Read More

Justice served for Nepalese survivors.

On November 5th, 2018 a notorious trafficker in Nepal was sentenced to 15 years in jail as a result of a testimony from a survivor who was trafficked by him nearly 10 years ago. Previous attempts had been made to

Read More »

11 Victims Freed and 16 Perpetrators Arrested

On September 13th, 2019 local police authorities coordinated with JVI and one of its local partners to conduct a rescue intervention in Purnea (a district in northeastern Bihar, India) in which 11 female victims of sex trafficking were rescued. Of those

Read More »

2019 Summer of Freedom Success!

We did it! Together, with your support and prayers, we met our Summer of Freedom fundraising goal. As a result, two Justice Hubs will be fully funded for one year!   These Justice Hubs will operate in Bihar and West Bengal, India allowing us to go deeper

Read More »

2018 Annual Report – A Year of Freedom

We are pleased to share JVI’s 2018 Annual Report.  Thanks to you and the dedicated work of our staff and partners, JVI directly impacted over 20,000 lives and thousands more were indirectly impacted through the ongoing work of our justice

Read More »

15 Boys Rescued From Forced Labor Slavery

Mahir*, along with 14 other boys, were trapped in a dilapidated building in southern Delhi where they were forced to live and work in an overcrowded room on the fourth floor  engaged in zari (traditional embroidery work). Mahir, only 14

Read More »

Bringing Freedom, Justice and Restoration in Nepal

Nepal is a country with a rich cultural history and incredible mountainous beauty. Unfortunately, it is also a source, transit and destination country for modern slavery including bonded labor and sex trafficking. Various studies have claimed that the rate of

Read More »

Exploited since age 10, now free.

On August 6, 2019, three minor girls (between 14-16 years old) and one adult female were rescued from sex trafficking in a combined effort by JVI, partner ADITHI, local administration and police.  Completely isolated from the outside world, the girls were physically beaten,

Read More »

Six Brothels Closed in July 4th Rescue

On July 4th, 2019, a team consisting of JVI, local partner Adithi, and police officials rescued 11 female victims, including four minors, from sex trafficking in Bettiah, Bihar. In addition, 15 accused were arrested (traffickers and customers) and six brothels

Read More »

Justice for All

At JVI, we know just how integral access to justice is in transforming a community for good. Without a fair and effective justice system communities struggle: criminals walk the streets with impunity, benefits and services are distributed with bias and

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.