Singapore Pushes on with Efforts to Curb Human Trafficking

27 May 2021 Since 2015, 260 alleged cases of sex and labour trafficking have been investigated The conviction of Jonathan Ching on Tuesday under the Prevention of Human Trafficking Act (PHTA) cast a spotlight on the issue of human trafficking in Singapore – and...
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 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

December 2020 It’s been a year since the COVID-19 struck Singapore. The first anniversary of one of history’s deadliest pandemics which caused significant lives, severe job losses, and a crippled economy, Singapore as a nation have experienced some of the worst times...
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

December 2020 In Afghanistan, Christmas is not celebrated by the general population. However, expats working in different organisations sometimes have parties inside their offices to celebrate. The latest numbers from Afghanistan report a total of 49,273 cases of...