Lan’s Story

Lan’s Story

Looking at Lan and husband Dat happily holding their baby, no one would ever guess that violence existed in their house for years. In the past, the couple’s financial struggles provoked conflicts between them. With a sole income from farming, things were difficult and...
Parwana’s Story

Parwana’s Story

“My name is Parwana, and I am from Takhar province. My family and I left Takhar for Kabul due to financial and safety reasons. I completed my bachelor’s degree there in the month the new government came into power. Now there are limited work opportunities for an...
Phavy’s Story

Phavy’s Story

In August 2020, Phavy’s friends invited her to a party. At the party, the then 12-year-old Phavy was forced to have sex with a man. She tried to escape but, without the help of her friends, she was beaten and raped. In 2021, Phavy was sent to Hagar for help by the...
Phao’s Story

Phao’s Story

As a young native H’Mong girl in Yen Bai province, Phao never thought about setting foot out of her homeland. The world beyond those massive mountains was always mysterious to her. Like many other girls in the village, Phao was taught to strictly follow her ethnic...
Binh’s Story

Binh’s Story

Used to the city’s most noisy and difficult place- the wholesale market since childhood, Binh forged herself to be tough, resilient and independent to survive in a harsh environment. But no matter how strong her voice was, her sound was mute at home. In her house,...
Lina’s Story

Lina’s Story

Lina is a 19-year old woman, born into a poor family that live in a house near the river in Phnom Penh. Her father is a fisherman and her mother is a housewife looking after her and her four siblings. With just one income, the family struggled to survive so when Lina...