Updates

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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Over 360 Children Vulnerable to Trafficking Intercepted

According to the National Crime Records Bureau, every eight minutes a child goes missing in India. A large number of children are often kidnapped at railway stations, interstate bus terminals and other transit points. The Transit Monitoring Unit (TMU) was set up by JVI and two NGO partners to address this problem. This unit focuses …

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13 Young Women Rescued In “Happy Land”

“Happy Land Park and Resorts” sounds like a fun family vacation destination, but, there’s nothing happy about this place! Located close to  Kolkata, India on the banks of the Hooghly River, it is actually a hot spot for commercial sexual exploitation of children.  On September 22, JVI and local partner Freedom Firm worked together with …

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Trafficker Apprehended & Victims Rescued in Brothel Raid

On July 18, 2020, a rescue intervention conducted by the local police in Begusarai, Bihar with the support of JVI partners led to the rescue of two sex trafficking victims. Police authorities acted on confidential information that a man was operating a brothel and engaging in the trafficking of minor girls from neighboring districts and …

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68 Rescued From Generational Bonded Labor

After weeks of planning with  the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the District Labor Department of Gaya in the State of Bihar, JVI and one of its local partners conducted an agricultural bonded labor rescue intervention in the village of Telha. Leading up to the rescue, 68 individuals were identified representing 16 families belonging to …

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Prevention Training Saves Teen Girl In Nepal

JVI Nepal provides services to sex trafficking victims and those at risk in and around Kathmandu and other districts where there is a high prevalence of trafficking. In particular, JVI is working to stymie cross-border trafficking of women and children into Bihar and West Bengal, India for the primary purpose of commercial sexual exploitation. Recently, …

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