Human Trafficking is an Organised Crime that Destroys Millions of Lives

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[caption id="attachment_11353" align="alignleft" width="300"] Reuters file photo[/caption] A highly organised crime amongst a deeply woven web of intricate networks and syndicates, traffickers employ sophisticated methods making it difficult to detect human trafficking. Gone are the days where victims are shipped across borders in packed crates. Today, unsuspecting victims carry all the necessary...

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2016 In A Flash

2016 in review
Through the support and generous giving of our donors and partners, we have achieved much in the area of care and recovery for our beneficiaries. Some of the key events are highlighted below and we are grateful for each of you who have given or supported financially, with your skills,...

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22 Years On: World Revival Prayer Fellowship Returns to Hagar Cambodia

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"Listen! Behold, a sower went out to sow. And as he sowed, some seed fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured it... And other seeds fell into good soil and produced grain, growing up and increasing and yielding thirtyfold and sixtyfold and a hundredfold." And...

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Supporting Child Victims and Witnesses in Legal Processes

Supporting Children in Legal Processes
August 16, 2016 - Hagar, in partnership with UNICEF launched an extensive suite of resources that include comprehensive tools, and dialogue and training sessions for lawyers in Cambodia to better protect traumatised children in the Cambodian criminal justice system and lessen their stress. With the primary objective of upholding the...

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Trafficking In Persons Report 2016

Trafficking in Persons Report 2016
Please join us to pause for a moment to remember the millions of people who have fallen prey to trafficking because of unscrupulous smugglers who exploit their vulnerabilities for their own profit. The human trafficking trade generates $150 billion each year in illegal profits and many have fallen prey...

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Kabul in Mourning after Suicide Bomb Attack

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Candles are lit at a memorial for the victims of the 23 July blast in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photograph: Jawal Jalali/EPA Relatives of those killed in the suicide bomb attack have begun the funeral rites. A suicide bomb attack on July 23 was targeted at the Hazara minority...

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Hagar Charity Golf Tournament 2016 Highlights

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22 July 2016 - Ominous skies were threatening rain and the weather forecast looked bleak. But that did not stop our dedicated team of volunteers from arriving bright and early at Seletar Country Club to prepare for the biggest golf tournament ever for Hagar Singapore! From the weather, to the game,...

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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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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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