Singapore Marks Tier 1 Placement in 2020 U.S. TIP Report

Singapore Marks Tier 1 Placement in 2020 U.S. TIP Report

The legal institution of slavery has been abolished and likewise so should slavery practices along with it. Yet, slavery continues to remain pervasive in many slave-like forms. In today’s globalised economy, many goods and services are traded. One of the largest...
COVID-19 Pushes Vulnerable Communities Deeper Into Poverty

COVID-19 Pushes Vulnerable Communities Deeper Into Poverty

Grappling with COVID-19, some of the hardest hit are those who are poor, have little to no savings, and have to support themselves and their family. In developing countries, COVID-19 is eroding economic and developmental progress, driving many into despair as they...
COVID-19 strikes the poor and vulnerable

COVID-19 strikes the poor and vulnerable

Updated 21 March 2020 Since the COVID-19 virus took the world by storm on 31 December 2019, swift damage swept across the globe, devastating our lives in lasting ways. To date, the coronavirus has invaded 95% of the world’s countries. Declared a global pandemic...
COVID-19 Response in Singapore

COVID-19 Response in Singapore

21 August 2020 Singapore celebrated our National Day this month, with many paying tribute to the migrant workers who have contributed to laying the foundations of this country. As the COVID-19 testing has completed for all foreign workers in the dormitories, the...
COVID-19 Response in Cambodia

COVID-19 Response in Cambodia

As at the 4th August, Cambodia has had 240 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 197 people have recovered fully and 43 people remain in hospital receiving treatment. There have been no deaths. The Government restrictions allow for HAGAR staff to travel to meet clients in...
COVID-19 Response in Afghanistan

COVID-19 Response in Afghanistan

Information from a Strategic Situation Report written by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Aid (OCHA) describes the grim impact COVID is making in Afghanistan. The report states: 36,829 people across all 34 provinces in in Afghanistan are...