Amena’s Story

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  “When someone gets married her life should change for the better, but when I got married, my life changed for worse.” Before she got married, Amena’s dream of married life was that of a happy,loving and safe environment. But her dreams were shattered the day she became a wife. Her...

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Hagar International’s Global Board welcomes Phil Badger as New Chair

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Phil Badger’s grounding in the financial sector has formed the basis of a broad commercial business career. Over the last few years, Phil has been involved in Senior Management and Governance roles within finance and distribution, moving into Director and Chairman roles around New Zealand. Phil is a Professional Director...

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Angkor Wat Half-Marathon 2016

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  For survivors of trafficking and abuse who were among Hagar’s team of more than 50 runners from all over the world, running the Angkor Wat Half-Marathon on December 4, 2016 in Siem Reap was a fun, successful and truly memorable experience! Runners also had the opportunity to hear first-hand from Hagar...

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Sophea’s Story

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From the start, Sophea’s life was not easy. “My mother was cruel and hit me whenever I did something wrong. At times I thought she might not be my real mother because she was so cruel towards me. My father was the only one who showed me love.” Then one day...

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Hagar’s Capacity-building Project In North West Cambodia

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Hagar’s team in northwestern Cambodia is carrying out vital work by providing community-based training on human trafficking and domestic violence in the country to communities with survivors of gender-based violence and human rights' abuse.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=    

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Tra’s Story

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Soon after she was married, Tra knew that her life would not be easy. Her husband was accused of damaging property and he was sent to jail for six months. Her mother-in-law did not consider Tra as a daughter-in-law but just as another source of income for the family. She expected Tra to make...

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Fast Facts: Trafficking of Vietnamese Women

Bopha’s Story

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  “The best day of my life was the day I received this Hello Kitty teddy bear. It was also a sad day because it was the day I left Hagar’s recovery programme. But I reintegrated with my family and now I feel safe and happy.” When Bopha was only 6...

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White Party v4.0 – October 15, 2016

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  It's that time of the year again when we dress up in white, and celebrate the joy of restoring the lives of the abused women and children that Hagar serves, as well as the generosity of our two fabulous hosts, Billy and Barnaby! This is the third year in a...

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New Toolkit Launch: Supporting Child Victims and Witnesses in Cambodia’s Legal Process

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgIbksY2WDU&feature=youtu.be   On August 16, 2016, Hagar International, in partnership with UNICEF, launched a set of evidence-based tools for "Supporting Child Victims and Witnesses in Cambodia's Legal Process". The step-by step guide was developed for lawyers, child advocates and guardians to support child victims and witnesses in Cambodia’s criminal justice system. The guide,...

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