Proud to be a Girl

 

"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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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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Breaking Free From Captivity

Zarin

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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