After Two Long Years, A Single Mother From Nepal Is Now Free

Traffickers often transport Nepali girls to India where they are sold to brothels for commercial sexual exploitation. To curb this crime, various anti-trafficking NGOs work with government authorities at stationed posts along the border to identify and report suspected traffickers to officials. Unfortunately, *Jina and *Harish managed to cross the border to India undetected. Jina, a resident of Nuwakot, Nepal, was a single mother desperately trying to make ends meet. Harish, a local Nepali woman, befriended Jina and offered her

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How to Fight Human Trafficking with your Investment Portfolio

A JVI Research Project in collaboration with Georgetown Law & International Development Society Today, investors around the world are thinking on a broader scale than ever before about the potential impact of their investments. All investors expect a financial return, …

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D.C. Law Firm Assists JVI With Human Trafficking Toolkit

Four lawyers from the D.C. office of law firm Sidley Austin, LLP are providing pro bono services to assist JVI in updating two of its publications. Attorneys Sharon Rose, Christopher Ross, Michael Buschbacher, and Robert Smith will be reviewing JVI’s …

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17 Year Old Female Rescued from Sex Trafficking

Ritu* grew up in a small village in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. She was brought up in a conservative Muslim family along with her four siblings. Ritu was in the fifth grade when her parents decided to …

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JVI Sponsors Supply Chain Research through Georgetown Law

Businesses are increasingly recognizing their corporate social responsibility to ensure their goods are produced in environments free from abuse and illegal conditions, free from child labor, and free from slavery. There is a growing trend to provide consumers with more information …

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64 Victims Rescued From Forced Labor In Brick Kiln

On February 28th, 2019, JVI and one of its local partners collaborated with government authorities to rescue 64 victims (21 families) from forced labor slavery in a brick kiln in the northern India state of Uttar Pradesh. The manager of …

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Forced Into Bonded Labor Since Age 10

On February 21, 2019, JVI and one of its local partners collaborated with government authorities to rescue five male victims from bonded labor slavery. One of the victims, Manjeet*, had been separated from his family and forced into bonded labor …

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15,000 Receive Services In Legal Aid Camps

In 2018, JVI worked with government officials in Bihar, India to organize three legal service aid camps in Gaya, Sitamarhi and Purnea. The purpose of these camps was to bridge the gap of approachability (often associated with government departments) and provide …

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Justice Secured for Nepalese Survivors

On November 5th, 2018 a notorious trafficker in Nepal was sentenced to 15 years in jail as a result of a testimony from a survivor who was trafficked by him nearly 10 years ago. Previous attempts had been made to put …

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Largest Bonded Labor Rescue To Date, Generations Freed

On January 3rd, 2019, JVI, along with one of our local partners, government officials and Bihar police rescued 293 bonded labor victims from agricultural bondage in Bihar, India.  An oppressive mixture of extreme poverty, forefathers’ debt, an illegal feudal system and generational practice had forced the survivors …

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Largest Bonded Labor Rescue To Date, Generations Freed

On January 3rd, 2019, JVI, along with one of our local partners, government officials and Bihar police rescued 293 bonded labor victims from agricultural bondage in Bihar, India.  An oppressive mixture of extreme poverty, forefathers’ debt, an illegal feudal system and generational practice had forced the survivors

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The Power of Partnerships in Bihar, India

Justice Ventures International (JVI) partners with local organizations and global stakeholders to bring freedom, justice, and restoration to men, women, and children suffering from human trafficking and other forms of extreme injustice. Through partnerships, our work is effective, efficient, scalable

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Five Brothels Raided In Northern, India

FIVE BROTHELS RAIDED IN NORTHERN, INDIA  In recent weeks, JVI collaborated with one of its local partners, Adithi, and local police, to conduct a brothel raid in Bihar, India leading to the rescue of 16 year old Kusum.* Life had not been

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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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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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