Ten Things I Learnt About Human Trafficking

Hagar Vietnam's First Country Director, Agnes Lam.
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  1. Almost all the women and children victims we’ve encountered come from very broken families. Their family unit is not intact and often extremely dysfunctional. For example, there are parents who have abused or sold their children and there are...

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Women Benefit From Local Loans & Savings Group

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Poverty and domestic violence often go hand-in-hand in many rural areas of Vietnam, but when staff at Hagar instigated an Economic Empowerment Program in Yen Bai province, even they were surprised by the transformational effect it had on the lives of the women involved.

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Rebuilding A Life After Abuse By A Foreigner

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My name is Sokha* and I was born in Phnom Penh. Our family didn’t have much but we were happy. My mother worked in the factory and my father was a driver. I was in school and doing okay. But one event changed my life forever.   This is Sokha’s Story I was abused...

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Finding Hope After Domestic Violence

Hau's Story of Hope
Late last year, Hagar Vietnam received an emergency call in the middle of the night. It was from Hau*, a 37 year old woman who had woken up to find her drunk husband turning their house upside down. Hau feared for her life, he was violent and unpredictable.   This is Hau’s Story When her husband passed...

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A Safe Place to Heal in Afghanistan

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Zaher* ran away from a violent home at a young age and found himself living on the streets of Afghanistan. Tragically, Zaher’s abuse was perpetuated on the streets where it became habitual for members of street gangs to sexually abuse him. He was eight years old.     This is Zaher’s Story One of...

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