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’...

Youths Can Make A Difference (Too!)

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...

Beyond The Call Of Duty

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...

Trust Forum Asia 2016 Highlights

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...

Remembering the Forgotten and Rejected

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...

National Approach Against Trafficking in Persons

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...