Because Every Single Life Matters

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Millions of people remain trapped and enslaved today. Exploited by ruthless businessmen for illicit gains and family members who betrayed their trust, every one of them hopes for the day they are rescued and safe. Women like Minh who wanted only to give their elderly parents a comfortable...

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Rebuilding Broken Lives

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This is Sophea. Sophea grew up at the back of a market. Her life was not easy. "My mother was cruel and hit me whenever I did something wrong. At times I thought she might not be my real mother because she was so cruel towards me. My father...

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Run for Her Freedom

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A 60-strong Hagar contingent stormed the trails of Angkor Wat. Comprising survivors, staff and advocates, every runner made their mark finishing their race strong despite the personal challenges each individual faced. Here in Singapore, there was also an ardent supporter who ran the full 42km in the Standard Chartered Marathon. She...

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Alternative Shopping Guide that Shines Hope

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Watch out for our next season of gifts in the upcoming catalogue that you can buy to express your encouragement and support for the women and girls who have survived extreme human abuses. Their stories are real. Their fears are real. Sophea is real. Sophea was sold before she turned 4....

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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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Proud to be a Girl

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  "I love staying at home. I feel safe here, there's a good feeling of warmth and love." 13-year-old Rita and her 11-year-old sister Nika reintegrated back into their home six months ago, after spending three years at Hagar's Girls' Recovery Shelter and in foster care. Three years ago, both girls were sexually...

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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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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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Spotlight on Singapore – A Trafficked Survivor Speaks

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Imagine being promised a future that would turn things around for your family. But that means you would have to leave your familiar home ground to work in a foreign place you have never heard of. And follow a stranger whom you barely know. Would you agree to it? Atin, 23,...

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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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