Illegal Child Labor In India’s Wedding Card Industry

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

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Happy New Year from Justice Ventures International

Dear Friends, As we celebrate this season of hope and bring another fruitful year to a close, I want to thank you for partnering with us in serving those suffering from extreme injustice. Through God’s power and the generous support of …

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Equipping Judges to fight human trafficking

Judges play a vital role in the fight against human trafficking in India, ensuring traffickers are held accountable and victims are protected and treated with dignity.  That is why Justice Ventures International (JVI) conducts regular anti-human trafficking seminars for judges. …

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11 more children rescued from bonded Labor slavery

October 25, 2016  Responding to information provided by one of Justice Ventures International’s (JVI) partners in rural Bihar, JVI and its New Delhi-based partner, EFICOR, collaborated with local police and government officials to rescue eleven boys, some as young as …

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26 Children Rescued from Forced Labor

New Delhi, India On October 18, 2016, Justice Ventures International (JVI) and its local partner, EFICOR, collaborated with local police and government officials to rescue twenty six young boys (10-14 years) from bonded child labor. These children were forced to live …

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Every Step You Take Changes Lives

The second annual Race for Freedom 5K Run and Walk is tomorrow!  Running or walking a 5k will take you less than one hour, but every step and every sponsorship makes freedom possible for many men, women and children. In the last week and half, through your …

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16 year old girl rescued from forced marriage trafficking.

Haryana, India September 9, 2016 Reena*, a 16 year-old girl, who was trafficked from a village in Murshidabad, West Bengal and forced to marry a 30 year-old man in Haryana was rescued on September 5, 2016. The rescue was conducted through a …

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Widowed father rescued from Bonded Labor

Haryana, India September 3, 2016 A 28-year-old man from Assam, who was forced to work at a cafeteria in a 24-hr steel factory in Haryana, was successfully rescued on September 3, 2016. The rescue was conducted by Justice Ventures International (JVI) and …

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14 minor boys rescued from bonded labor

North East Delhi, India September 8, 2016 Fourteen children, ages 13-17 years were rescued on September 8, 2016 from bonded child labor in metal working factories in North East Delhi. Nine of the children were from Bihar and five were …

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Woman Rescued from Forced Marriage

Beijing, China – An increasing number of Cambodian women are trafficked to China and sold as brides due to skewed sex ratios and a corresponding shortage of eligible women within China.  One such woman, Leng*, who found herself trapped in a …

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Woman Rescued from Forced Marriage

Beijing, China – An increasing number of Cambodian women are trafficked to China and sold as brides due to skewed sex ratios and a corresponding shortage of eligible women within China.  One such woman, Leng*, who found herself trapped in a

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Bonded Labor Survivor Wins Local Election

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.

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Over 200 Freed in Largest Rescue To-Date

Uttar Pradesh, India On May 23, 2016, in our largest rescue to-date, JVI partnered with local government authorities and People’s Vigilance Committee on Human Rights (PVCHR), to secure the freedom of 207 bonded labor victims from a brick kiln in

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Eight Children Rescued from Bonded Labor

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

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jamie & Leah Carroll

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

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Seven Migrant Workers Secure Justice

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

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