Weddings are a grand affair in India. Marriage is considered to be tangible proof of the socioeconomic status of a family. India’s upper middle-class families spend a small fortune during the course of the wedding, and the parents start planning for their child’s marriage years in advance. The wedding card market alone is worth nearly $1.1 billion, but sadly not even a fraction of that amount reaches the children who are illegally employed in congested rooms and forced under inhumane conditions to make
Bihar, India and Nepal The northern parts of India, in the state of Bihar, and along the border of Nepal have experienced heavy rains and heavy flooding since mid-June. The widespread flooding has misplaced countless families from their homes, including many families
Bihar, India In October 2014, Renu Devi (pictured above) and 165 other men, women and children were rescued from bonded labor slavery in Bihar through a rescue operation conducted by government officials working with JVI and one of our local justice partners.
Bihar, India On May 24, 2016, JVI and two of its partners collaborated with local police to rescue Ritu*, a minor girl who had been trafficked from her village in West Bengal and made to work in the sex trade in
May 27, 2016 Delhi, India Justice Ventures International partnered with local authorities to rescue eight child bonded laborers, ranging in age from 13 to 17, from a bindimanufacturing facility in Delhi on May 19. The boys worked 16-hour days, six days a
Reprinted courtesy of the law firm of Venable LLP* April 28, 2016, China’s national legislature passed a sweeping, controversial new law regulating the activities of foreign (non-Chinese) nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations’ (NGOs) activities in China. The “Law on the Management of
Justice Ventures International’s mission is to bring freedom, justice and restoration to victims of extreme injustice and oppression through legal casework, human rights training, advocacy and freedom businesses. An important and significant portion of our work is supported by lawyers
Beijing, China – Justice Ventures International (JVI) is working to bring freedom, justice and restoration to migrant men, women and children living in Beijing, China. Migrants working in Beijing endure unsafe working conditions, long overtime hours, inadequate wages, and delayed compensation and are