Eight Children Rescued from Bonded Labor

May 27, 2016
Delhi, India

Minor sitting at the table packing BindisJustice Ventures International partnered with local authorities to rescue eight child bonded laborers, ranging in age from 13 to 17, from a bindimanufacturing facility in Delhi on May 19. The boys worked 16-hour days, six days a week, and earned well below minimum wage. All eight children had been trafficked from rural northern India.


The resPolice escorting a rescued child laborercue operation was planned and executed in partnership with the local government, the Delhi Police, JVI and the Delhi Brotherhood Society. A police complaint was lodged at the police station against the perpetrators who are currently absconding to evade arrest. The factory has been closed down and JVI is providing legal support to the rescued victims.

Increasingly, every month a large number of children are trafficked from Rescued childrenrural India into abusive labor situations in Delhi. JVI will see that legal action is taken to help these children secure the payment of back wages and ensure that they are safely repatriated to their parents or guardian. In addition, JVI and its partners will assist these survivors with securing government rehabilitation assistance and enrolling in schools where they can learn and grow in a healthy environment.

Share this story of rescue with your friends:

Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on email

Check out more stories of freedom and restoration

67 Rescued from Bonded Labor in Brick Kiln

Recently, during the COVID-19 lockdown in India, JVI and one of its local partners secured orders from the National Human Rights Commission directing local authorities in the state of Uttar Pradesh to free bonded laborers trapped in forced labor slavery

Read More »

Join us to transform lives and change oppressed communities, for good.