Vishal and his family were trapped in debt bondage in India’s brick kiln.
Debt bondage is illegal in India, however, threats from employers and police corruption make it almost impossible for workers to escape.
Read how Vishal and his family forced their way to freedom and built a new life for themselves.
Former slave who successfully took her country to court
Escaping domestic slavery and receiving justice
Overcoming childhood experiences of trafficking to help others escape exploitation
The road to recovery leads to helping others
Woman leader saves 23 people from slavery
Born in slavery but now living in freedom
Building life after bonded labour
Escaping debt bondage after 25 years
Child domestic worker protected from exploitation
From decent-based slavery to getting an education
From domestic worker to meeting the Queen
Breaking free from slavery and ensuring education for the next generation
From child domestic worker to children’s rights champion
Bringing her family out of slavery to freedom
Long fight for justice for their childhood slavery
From slavery to living a free life and sending children to school
From bonded labourer to advocate for change
From child domestic work exploitation to hopeful future
A community came together
to protect children from begging
From debt bondage in brick kilns to dramatic escape
Away from child marriage to child domestic work, then happy escape.
From herding goats to becoming a leader in school
Long fight for freedom from debt bondage for him and his family