The Shop For Freedom


Through the Shop for Freedom Campaign, JVI sells products created by former victims of injustice in India and China. JVI’s Shop for Freedom partners, Freeset, the Starfish Project, and Nomi Network, employ women who were forced into prostitution by poverty or trafficking. By providing dignified employment, a caring community, and education in literacy and life skills, these organizations offer a way out of the sex trade, freeing women from a life of exploitation and degradation.

Purchasing bags, t-shirts, and jewelry through the Shop for Freedom Campaign provides alternative income for women leaving the sex trade. Volunteers can also host a Shop for Freedom sale, raising awareness about the human trafficking crisis, while also helping to set women free.

JVI’s New Freedom Partner

“I have a daughter who wants to be a doctor. As long as I can work at Sari Bari I can support her education. My hope is to help my daughter to have her dream.” ~ Dolly Sari Bari offers women a safe place of employment and a new life in the making.  They are […]

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Fighting Human Trafficking at the Source

JVI Volunteer Anna Kim and Freeset founder Annie Hilton,  with Murshidabad residents JVI Expands Partnership with Freeset to Fight Human Trafficking Murshidabad, West Bengal.  Over the last several years, JVI has been working closely with justice partner Freeset through the Shop for Freedom Campaign (SFF) to help bring freedom to woman in the sex trade.  Last month, JVI volunteers Tom […]

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Freeset is a fair trade business offering employment to women trapped in Kolkata’s sex trade. We make quality jute bags and organic cotton t-shirts, but our business is freedom! We would like to see the 10,000 sex workers in our neighborhood empowered with the choice of leaving a profession they never chose in the first […]

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