Bahawuddin’s Story

Bahawuddin’s Story

Reuniting a family. Bahawuddin was born into a big family. He has seven brothers and sisters, his father, his mother, and his father’s second wife. When Bahawuddin was very young, his mother ran away, and took his oldest sister and 11 year-old brother with her. He was...
Survivor Of Sex Trafficking Finds Support Just In Time

Survivor Of Sex Trafficking Finds Support Just In Time

As a young teenage girl, Hoa was trapped working in a brothel, forced to serve 15-20 men every day until she was no longer physically able to work anymore. Thrown out, Hoa found herself homeless and living on the streets. It was the actions of a kind stranger and...
Women Benefit From Local Loans & Savings Group

Women Benefit From Local Loans & Savings Group

Poverty and domestic violence often go hand-in-hand in many rural areas of Vietnam but when staff at Hagar instigated a new approach to addressing these dual issues in Yen Bai province, even they were surprised by the transformational effect it had on the lives of the...

Thach’s Story

As a child, Thach experienced domestic abuse and a low sense of self-esteem. Today, she uses her own experiences to connect with other children as a mentor for young girls at...

Trafficking in Persons Report 2017

  Last year, as the TIP report for 2017 was released, we echoed the sentiments of former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, “The scale of human trafficking is atrocious. The silence that conceals this crime is disgraceful. We have to speak out because the victims are...