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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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Bringing Relief To Survivors of Human Trafficking During COVID-19 Lockdown In India

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in India promptly led to a national lockdown. With factories and other work-places shut down, millions of migrant workers dealt with multiple hardships in the form of loss of income, food shortage, unemployment and uncertainty about their future. Additionally, thousands of them were either stranded or had to walk …

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JVI’s New e-Justice Resource Center In Action

Thanks to your support, JVI’s new e-Justice Resource Center is increasing rapid dissemination of information throughout our network of partners to ensure timely access to advocacy manuals, legal resources and professional development training from subject matter experts.  The JVI team is pleased to report that dozens of training sessions have been completed in recent months …

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JVI Pilots New e-Justice Resource Center during COVID-19

JVI believes that the pursuit of justice is the shared responsibility of all those with the ability to help. Partnership is at the heart of our work. By partnering, we combine greater skills, innovation and cultural understanding to design justice solutions that work. JVI’s growing justice network consists of nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government officials. …

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Sweeping Changes to Come for India’s Minimum Wage Laws

India has begun a massive undertaking to reform and unify its labor law system. In India today, laws governing minimum wages can vary widely from state to state. In addition, only specified types of employment are covered by the statutory minimum wage, leaving many workers outside the protection of the law. JVI’s work with bonded …

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JVI’s Growing Justice Network

In order to combat human trafficking and improve access to justice and legal services for survivors, JVI is  developing a justice network in India and Nepal, linking local and global advocates to protect the vulnerable from abuse and oppression. JVI’s growing justice network consists of nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government officials. JVI equips and strengthens …

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Advocating for Citizen’s Rights in Bihar, India

JVI is pleased to announce the release of our latest publication: Advocating for Citizen’s Rights, A Manual for Bihar (2020 Edition). This manual is part of a series of toolkits JVI has created to provide individuals, NGOs, and lawyers information and practical tools to advocate for citizens’ rights in a variety of areas – from …

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