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

13 October 2020 In Singapore, COVID-19 cases are trickling down and local transmission rates remain low. Reported cases in the foreign worker dormitories have significantly dropped. With the infection under control, the Singapore government’s next area of focus is on...
COVID-19 Response in Cambodia

COVID-19 Response in Cambodia

A note of thanks to donors from Hagar Cambodia staff “In my role as case manager, I see how much this donor support is needed during COVID-19. It really makes a difference to my clients and their families who are struggling to make living,” said Thorng Prany, case...
COVID-19 Response in Afghanistan

COVID-19 Response in Afghanistan

As of 17 September 2020, Afghanistan has confirmed 38,855 COVID-19 cases. Total death toll is 1,436. Currently, testing has been done for only 107,593 people. Testing has been slow given that the population in Kabul alone is about 5 million people. The Government is...