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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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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**NEW FOLLOW UP** 12 Children Rescued From Bonded Slavery

**UPDATED** New Delhi, India Justice Ventures International (JVI) collaborated with Evangelical Fellowship of India Commission on Relief (EFICOR) and the local police to conduct the rescue of twelve minors from illegal bonded child labor in Seelampur, North East Delhi. The …

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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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Expectant Mother and 229 Others Rescued from Slavery in Brick Kiln

Northern India In the early morning hours of Wednesday, February 21, Justice Ventures International (JVI) and EFICOR, a partner organization, together with local government officials and police conducted two simultaneous rescue operations outside of Delhi that freed 230 men, women …

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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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2017 Accomplishments

In 2017, JVI directly brought greater freedom, justice and restoration to over 5,500 poor and oppressed individuals in India, China and Nepal. JVI secures justice for individuals, strengthens local organizations, and transforms justice systems. Securing Justice for Individuals In partnership …

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Wishing You a Joyous 2018

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2017 Accomplishments

In 2017, JVI directly brought greater freedom, justice and restoration to over 5,500 poor and oppressed individuals in India, China and Nepal. JVI secures justice for individuals, strengthens local organizations, and transforms justice systems. Securing Justice for Individuals In partnership

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Bonded Slaves Secure Freedom After Long Fight

Northern India In April 2016, Justice Ventures International and one of its local partners uncovered multi-generational agricultural bonded slavery on a farm in Northern India. Men, women and children were forced to work for sixteen hours at a stretch and

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Three Girls Rescued from Domestic Slavery

Delhi, India Justice Ventures International (JVI), and its partner EFICOR, rescued three minor girls (pictured, ages 14-17) from domestic slavery in New Delhi earlier this month. Trafficked from rural India, the girls were forced to work, taking care of children and doing

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Five Young Women Rescued From Sex Trade

Pune, India A few weeks ago, Justice Ventures International (JVI), rescued a 22 year old woman from sex slavery in Western India. Tasneem*, recently widowed, was looking for a job to support her three children. Originally from West Bengal, Tasneem followed a job lead

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28 Children Rescued from Bonded Slavery

Delhi, India Justice Ventures International (JVI) recently rescued 28 children from bonded labor conditions in the city of Delhi. The rescue was conducted in collaboration with JVI partner EFICOR and local government officials and police. The children, ages 8-17, were working

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Freedom for 270 Through Three Rescues in Three Weeks

Bihar, India Justice Ventures International (JVI) achieved a significant milestone in May. In rapid fire succession, JVI and its local partners freed over 270 men, women and children through three major rescue operations in three consecutive weeks. These operations were conducted in close cooperation with

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14 Year Old Girl Rescued from Brothel

East India, India Justice Ventures International (JVI) and one of its local partners recently collaborated with government officials to rescue a 14-year-old girl and her 6-month baby from a brothel in East India. Meher* was trafficked into the sex trade

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