10 Females Rescued From Brothel

The Matia red light area is on a trafficking route in West Bengal near the Bangladesh border. Apart from being a source area from where girls are trafficked to Mumbai, Delhi and other parts of the country, this is a transit route for trafficked girls from Bangladesh through the Bashirhat and Hasnabad border. A common practice is to lure girls away with promises of good jobs and then force them into prostitution. The families don’t object because of the lies

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Seven Girls Rescued from Brothel

At 17, Suhani was already a widow and mother of five. Life had been a struggle for Suhani – an arranged marriage when she was a mere child, and then the compounding demands of raising five of her own children …

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15 Rescued in International Human Trafficking Case

Bihar, India Fatima* was only an infant when she lost her father to alcohol addiction. Growing up in Nepal, Fatima’s family struggled to make ends meet. Her mother made the difficult decision to accept a job abroad, separating her from …

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13 Boys Rescued Out of Bonded Child Labor

Delhi, India   On September 1, 2018, Justice Ventures International (JVI) partnered with Evangelical Fellowship of India Commission on Relief (EFICOR) and the local police to conduct the rescue of thirteen boys from illegal bonded child labor. The victims were …

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Sold into Slavery at 6 Years Old

Delhi, India On 29th August 2018, Justice Ventures International and partner organization EFICOR worked with local police to conduct the rescue of twelve boys from illegal bonded child labor in the area of Nabi Karim in Central Delhi. On the …

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Summer of Freedom: Nepali Pastors Light the Way to Freedom

  An amazing thing happened in Nepal this year, only hours after the end of a recent Anti-Human Trafficking training. As a local pastor processed all he had learned and started to apply his training to his own community, he …

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Summer of Freedom: How 18 Years of Slavery Came to an End

This August, just days before India celebrated its Independence Day (August 15th), Manoj* and his family began their own celebration of freedom, after living the last 18 years as bonded laborers on a farm in northern India. In the year …

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Summer of Freedom: Bringing Hope to the Slums of Mumbai

Over half of Mumbai’s citizens live in oppressive and abusive slum communities. Imagine living with a family of five or more in a tiny one room shelter that has no running water or toilet, in a rat-infested neighborhood where garbage is piled on the …

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Summer of Freedom: New Hope after a Life of Bonded Labor

Himachel Pradesh, India Before the sun rose above the Himalayan range and over the small town of Keylong, 17-year-old Krishna* was already out on the mountainside gathering grass to feed his owner’s cows. While the village was still asleep, Krishna made his …

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Four Girls Rescued from Domestic Slavery

This June, four minor girls walked free after years of forced labor and brutal abuse. Justice Ventures International (JVI) worked with its partner (EFICOR) and local government officials to conduct two rescue operations in Delhi, India. Ashna* told us she …

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Four Girls Rescued from Domestic Slavery

This June, four minor girls walked free after years of forced labor and brutal abuse. Justice Ventures International (JVI) worked with its partner (EFICOR) and local government officials to conduct two rescue operations in Delhi, India. Ashna* told us she

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12 Year-Old Girl Rescued from Child Marriage

West Bengal, India Kavita*, a 12 year-old girl living in rural West Bengal, was rescued from child marriage by JVI and partner organization Suprava Panchashila Mahila Uddyog Samity (SPMUS). Although the Indian Prohibition of Child Marriage Act (PCMA) states that

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41 Families Rescued from Slavery in Northern India

Bihar, India In Justice Ventures International’s fourth rescue of 2018, JVI and its local partner worked with local government officials and police to rescue one hundred and thirty-one men, women, and children from agricultural bonded labor on a farm situated in Kesauri village, Bihar.

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5,000 ATTEND PROGRAM TO EMPOWER VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Bihar, India As a part of Justice Ventures International’s (JVI) ongoing strategy to empower communities and partner organizations to improve justice systems, JVI recently participated in a day-long program where vital information was presented to survivors and potential victims of human trafficking and

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NEPAL TRAINING EQUIPS PARTNERS TO FIGHT TRAFFICKING

Nepal On January 8, one of JVI’s local partners in Nepal convened a legal training on Nepal’s human trafficking laws for NGO’s and faith-based organization. During the training, the participants took an in-depth look at real-life trafficking cases from a victim’s

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63 Rescued from Brick Kiln in Northern India

Northern India On January 30, 2018, Justice Ventures International (JVI), together with a partner organization, local government officials, and police rescued 63 bonded labor victims from a brick kiln located in Haryana, India. A lack of employment opportunities can often

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