67 Rescued from Bonded Labor in Brick Kiln

Recently, during the COVID-19 lockdown in India, JVI and one of its local partners secured orders from the National Human Rights Commission directing local authorities in the state of Uttar Pradesh to free bonded laborers trapped in forced labor slavery in a brick kiln.  The local authorities took action, bringing freedom to 67 children, women and men. The victims were transported back to their homes of origin and to aftercare programs where they will receive supportive services from JVI and

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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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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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Groundbreaking Conference on Bonded Labor Features Six JVI Cases

Bihar, India The National Human Rights Commission and the Labor Department of Bihar recently conducted a workshop on the Elimination of the Bonded Labor System in Bihar.   The workshop engaged police and government officials from the local, state and …

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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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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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16 year old Secures Justice in Mumbai

Mumbai, India Justice Ventures International (JVI) lawyers recently secured justice for a 16-year-old girl who was brutally raped in a slum community in Mumbai.  Priya* was repeatedly raped by a man, who used trickery and deception against Priya’s widowed mother to gain

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149 Rescued from Bonded Labor Slavery

Uttar Pradesh, India In March, JVI and one of its local partners collaborated with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), local government officials and police to secure the freedom of 149 bonded labor victims from two brick kilns in the

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110 New Judges Equipped to Fight Human Trafficking

Uttar Pradesh, India As an integral part of fighting human trafficking, Justice Ventures International (JVI) trained 110 newly appointed judges in northern India on human trafficking laws, in April 2017. Judges play a vital role in ensuring traffickers are held

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Two Girls Rescued from Domestic Slavery

  Delhi, India Earlier this month, two girls were rescued from forced domestic slavery in Delhi, India. The rescue was conducted by government officials and police in collaboration with Justice Ventures International and one of its local partners, EFICOR. Sixteen-year

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2016 Accomplishments

In 2016, Justice Ventures International (JVI) directly brought greater freedom, justice, and restoration to over 5000 poor and oppressed individuals in India and China. Securing justice for victims through legal casework. Through 20 rescue operations in India, JVI and its

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Two Minor Girls Rescued from Forced Marriage

Murshidabad, West Bengal, India Two young girls began a new life of freedom this new year. This past December, Justice Ventures International (JVI), in collaboration with local partners and government officials, rescued two girls from situations of forced child marriage. The

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