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, Bihar. During the course of inquiry all laborers gave very strong and cogent statements and expressed their willingness to be free from the bondage. The owner was removed from the location and the survivors immediately began to receive services. Previous Next

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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Strengthening Local Organizations and Improving Justice Systems Through Training

JVI partners with local organizations and global stakeholders to bring freedom, justice and restoration to those suffering from human trafficking and other forms of extreme injustice. JVI fights injustice not only by securing justice for individuals through rescue interventions, but …

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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 …

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2nd Summer of Freedom Campaign

This month, as we celebrate the great freedom we have here in America, we also celebrate the new freedom of thousands of men, women, and children rescued from human trafficking and other forms of extreme injustice by JVI and our …

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Leadership Updates

JVI Appoints Two New Board Members We are pleased to welcome Asha Matthews to our board. Asha is Chief Counsel for Regulation at the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC). Prior to joining the DOC, Asha served as Senior Counsel to …

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Seven Boys Rescued From Slavery

On June 19th 2019, a team consisting of JVI, local partner EFICOR, and police officials rescued seven boys from child slavery in Karawal Nagar, in North East Delhi, India. The victims, between the ages of 12 and 17 years old, …

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Six Women Rescued From Brothel

On May 30th, 2019 JVI collaborated with local police and one of our local partners, to rescue six females (four minors) from a brothel in a small town in East India. JVI has been collaborating with multiple partners in this …

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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

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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 »

2nd Summer of Freedom Campaign

This month, as we celebrate the great freedom we have here in America, we also celebrate the new freedom of thousands of men, women, and children rescued from human trafficking and other forms of extreme injustice by JVI and our

Read More »

Leadership Updates

JVI Appoints Two New Board Members We are pleased to welcome Asha Matthews to our board. Asha is Chief Counsel for Regulation at the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC). Prior to joining the DOC, Asha served as Senior Counsel to

Read More »

Seven Boys Rescued From Slavery

On June 19th 2019, a team consisting of JVI, local partner EFICOR, and police officials rescued seven boys from child slavery in Karawal Nagar, in North East Delhi, India. The victims, between the ages of 12 and 17 years old,

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Six Women Rescued From Brothel

On May 30th, 2019 JVI collaborated with local police and one of our local partners, to rescue six females (four minors) from a brothel in a small town in East India. JVI has been collaborating with multiple partners in this

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59 Rescued From Forced Labor In Brick Kiln

On May 29th 2019, JVI and one of its local partners coordinated with police to rescue 59 victims from forced labor slavery from a brick kiln in Sonipat, Haryana (located on the outskirts of Delhi). The victims were trafficked from

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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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