Breaking Free From Captivity

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At 18 years old, Zarin was forced to sleep with her brother who violated her sexually. She ran away and found shelter at Mazar where she eventually found a man she loved and married him. However, she never expected that life would become worse for her after marrying this man. After giving birth...

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Youths Can Make A Difference (Too!)

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A fresh red shirt, heavy camera gears and the blazing sun - that was my first encounter with Hagar. Hello! I'm Kelda, a fresh graduate from Murdoch University who pursued Bachelors in Arts (Psychology and Communications and Media Studies). My journey with Hagar started as a volunteer photographer and I...

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Goldman Sachs Bowling Event

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Sponsored and organised by Goldman Sachs under their Community Teamworks Programme in Singapore, the women in our care got to enjoy a day of fun and laughter at the bowling centre on a cheery Friday on June 10. Starting with a simple meal of chicken rice, it took a while for...

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Singapore Donor Visit to Hagar Cambodia

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Putting beneficiaries and donors at the heart of everything we do is a top value that Hagar wholly subscribes to. It is with that in mind that we embarked on a journey with eleven individuals comprising donors, volunteers and partners to visit Hagar's recovery programmes in Cambodia. Instead of expecting our...

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Beyond The Call Of Duty

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A loving couple, Plong Sopheap and her husband, Sokhom have two biological children – a daughter and a son. Plong, a housewife, cooks and looks after the children, spending time and caring for them. Sokhom wears a few hats – a church deacon, a NGO staff, a construction worker and...

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Trust Forum Asia 2016 Highlights

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On 28th April 2016, some of Asia's most influential businesses and thought leaders attended the Trust Forum Asia in Singapore , a global event hosted annually by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. Besides a series of stirring speeches and thought-provoking exchange among corporate CEOs, human rights advocates, media leaders and award-winning lawyers...

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Remembering the Forgotten and Rejected

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Throughout the decades of war, Afghan women and children have borne the brunt of violence and human rights abuse. Even in this current time and age, Afghan women and children still face challenges ranging from access to education and healthcare, to finding work as well as participating in choices that affect...

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National Approach Against Trafficking in Persons

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Since its inception in 2010, the Inter-Agency Taskforce, co-chaired by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has been coordinating efforts between government agencies to identify and implement strategies to combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP), Working closely with civil society organisations (CSO) and academic institutions,...

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Hagar International Appoints New CEO

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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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Hagar Charity Golf Tournament 2017

Hagar Charity Golf Tournament 2017 Highlights

14 July 2017 | Seletar Country Club

  17 July 2017 - Despite grey skies and heavy thunderstorms in the morning that threatened a cancellation, golfers turned out in full force last Friday to support Hagar’s third charity golf tournament, held at Seletar Country Club. A whopping $144,000 was raised from the...

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