Hagar International Appoints New CEO

The Board of Hagar International Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Micaela Cronin as Chief Executive Officer, Hagar International. Micaela has worked in the community sector for more than 25 years and become a recognised leader at state and national level in Australia. She has been CEO of McKillop Family...

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Current Statistics on Human Trafficking and Slavery


Hagar works indiscriminately with people who have escaped trafficking, slavery and abuse. Across our programs, a number of our clients have survived abuse that is considered human trafficking or slavery, including sexual and labour exploitation.

To provide some context to global human trafficking, the following statistics have been extracted from reports...

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Moving Forward: Creating training for a child-friendly Justice System in Cambodia

In January 2015, in conjunction with UNICEF, Hagar launched ground-breaking research on the experiences of child victims in the Cambodian Criminal Justice System. In the research, the majority of child victims attested to different discriminatory acts from police and legal representatives, further re-traumatising them in their pursuit of justice. Recommendations from...

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New Hagar Research: Reintegration of Cambodian Trafficked Men


Hagar launches new research on Cambodian trafficked men.

  PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (August 21, 2015) — Research exploring the trends in trafficking of Cambodian men, the needs of survivors and the extent of reintegration assistance available for trafficked men, conducted by Hagar, was unveiled today to Her Excellency Chou Bun Eng, members of...

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The scourge of modern-day slavery in Asia spelt out

By Sarah Lazarus  |  Published in The South China Morning Post, June 7, 2015.   In the first of a two-part series on slavery, Sarah Lazarus talks to modern-day abolitionists who will be speaking at the inaugural Trust Forum Asia in Hong Kong this month.   KATE KENNEDY is the chief executive of Hagar Australia,...

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