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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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Five Minor Boys Fall Prey To Traffickers During COVID-19 Lockdown In India

In recent years, India has strengthened its laws on child labor, but in the past six months, with COVID-19 taking a toll on the economy, that work has started to unravel. “Children have never faced such a crisis,” said 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi in a recent interview. “This is not simply the …

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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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34 Children Rescued From Child Slavery

On November 17th, 2020 Justice Ventures International (JVI) along with partner NGO EFICOR and local administration raided two leather bag manufacturing factories in Nabi Karim, Delhi where 34 trafficked children were rescued from forced child labor. The children were trafficked from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal.  The children were found working in appalling conditions. They …

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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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