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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Fast Facts: Human Trafficking

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The 30th of July is the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. We stand with the 21 million men, women and children who have experienced extreme human rights abuses due to forced labour, domestic violence, exploitation and trafficking. We at Hagar believe that survivors have the right to high quality...

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Hagar’s Whole Journey: A Beautiful Reminder

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There are bad people, but there are good people also around who are willing to help us. - Tien, Hagar Vietnam client. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= A beautiful reminder of Hagar's Whole Journey and its importance to our clients. Join us in supporting survivors of extreme human rights abuse.

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Foster Care at Hagar: Interview with a Mother and a Daughter

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[caption id="attachment_5498" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Oun Chan Sothya, Single Mother, Foster Parent[/caption]   When Srey Mom’s mother fell pregnant from her boyfriend at the time, it was out of question that she told her parents. So she ran away to the province and delivered the baby alone. She then returned to Phnom...

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Hagar Staff Profile: Mohammad of Hagar Afghanistan

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“My day to day inspiration is the feeling of humanity and cordial heart and noticing the ability of doing something to rescue a destroyed hope.” - Mohammad Mustafa, Transitional Care Centre Driver at Hagar in Afghanistan
Mohammad’s brother was employed as Hagar’s first ever driver in Afghanistan. As Hagar programmes expanded,...

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The 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report