Trafficking In Persons Report 2016

Please join us to pause for a moment to remember the millions of people who have fallen prey to trafficking because of unscrupulous smugglers who exploit their vulnerabilities for their own profit. The human trafficking trade generates $150 billion each year in...

Kabul in Mourning after Suicide Bomb Attack

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...

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...

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...