Justice: The Order Love Requires

Justice can be defined as the exercise of power and authority to order society according to God’s standards.  Loving actions may take place in an evil society, such as a slave society. But, if the order of society is not changed then love itself is thwarted. Justice, then, is the order which love requires. While justice is the order that love requires, love transcends justice. Love can never do less than justice. It can only do more. A heart that’s

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Summer of Freedom: How 18 Years of Slavery Came to an End

This August, just days before India celebrated its Independence Day (August 15th), Manoj* and his family began their own celebration of freedom, after living the last 18 years as bonded laborers on a farm in northern India. In the year …

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Summer of Freedom: Bringing Hope to the Slums of Mumbai

Over half of Mumbai’s citizens live in oppressive and abusive slum communities. Imagine living with a family of five or more in a tiny one room shelter that has no running water or toilet, in a rat-infested neighborhood where garbage is piled on the …

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Summer of Freedom: New Hope after a Life of Bonded Labor

Himachel Pradesh, India Before the sun rose above the Himalayan range and over the small town of Keylong, 17-year-old Krishna* was already out on the mountainside gathering grass to feed his owner’s cows. While the village was still asleep, Krishna made his …

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Four Girls Rescued from Domestic Slavery

This June, four minor girls walked free after years of forced labor and brutal abuse. Justice Ventures International (JVI) worked with its partner (EFICOR) and local government officials to conduct two rescue operations in Delhi, India. Ashna* told us she …

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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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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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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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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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