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A River of Justice Running Deep and Wide

JVI takes great inspiration from Amos 5:24 – “Let justice roll on like a river, righteousness, like a never-ending stream.” Our desire is to see this river of justice flow powerfully through both a deep and wide strategy in the fight against human trafficking. We are deeply impacting communities through strategically located Justice Hubs in …

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JVI Justice Partner Spotlight: Sari Bari

Partnership is at the heart of our work at JVI. JVI builds the capacity of local nonprofits, businesses and other organizations engaged in the work of justice by coming alongside, joining together as partners and bolstering their effectiveness. Partnering is effective, efficient, sustainable and scalable. JVI has over 50 local justice partners (and growing). Sari …

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New JVI Resource: Nepal Anti-HumanTrafficking Legal Reference Toolkit

Human trafficking is a form of slavery affecting over 40.3 million lives across the globe. It is estimated that over 171,000 persons living in Nepal are enslaved, which includes being trapped in bonded labour or sex trafficking. Bonded labour is a form of modern slavery that consists of the exploitation of persons forced to work …

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New JVI Resource: Citizens’ Guide To Combatting Human Trafficking In China

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is a source, transit, and destination country for trafficking in persons, primarily for forced labor and sexual exploitation. The majority of trafficking occurs within China’s borders. China’s migrant population is especially vulnerable to internal trafficking. Internationally, victims from neighboring countries such as Burma, Vietnam, Laos, Mongolia, Russia, and North …

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New JVI Resource: Advocating for Citizens’ Rights In Maharashtra

India has a surprising number of government services available to its residents. Many of these services are, by right, available to the poor residents of villages and urban slums. Unfortunately, many poor residents are not able to access these services due to:  lack of knowledge about the entitlement;  lack of identity documents and confidence in …

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JVI Partners With Innovative Technology Company

India has many national and local government programs available to assist the poor and marginalized with basic necessities like water, sanitation, housing, education, and job training, helping them secure a foothold toward greater self-reliance. However, navigating the system to access these entitlements is often complex and time-consuming, creating a barrier between millions in slum communities who need …

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JVI Justice Partner Spotlight: EFICOR

JVI is a justice partnership organization. Partnership is the heart of our work.  By partnering with local justice organizations, we combine greater skills, innovation and cultural understanding to design justice solutions that work.  By partnering we reduce costs and redundancy in fighting injustice.  By partnering with existing local organizations, justice initiatives have greater staying power.  …

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2020 Brought New Hope & Freedom To Thousands Suffering From Injustice

2020 was a year like no other. India and Nepal, two places where JVI has a strong presence, went on lockdown in March due to the pandemic. With factories and other workplaces shut down, millions of migrant workers dealt with multiple hardships in the form of loss of income, food shortage, unemployment and uncertainty about …

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Virtual Legal Aid Clinics Support Urban Justice Initiative

As part of JVI’s Urban Justice Initiative in Mumbai, in November, JVI and its local partners launched a series of  virtual legal aid clinics working through our e-Justice Resource Center. The purpose of these clinics was to provide free legal services to advocates and community members, especially in Mumbai. JVI’s new e-Justice Resource Center is increasing …

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