Be A Voice for the Silenced

Be A Voice for the Silenced

In collaboration with 5 leading artists and designers in Singapore, the “Be a Voice for the Silenced” awareness project took the community by storm during its inaugural launch on 30 July 2019 in commemoration of the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. A stunning...

Appreciating our Volunteers

“Even if you just change one life, you’ve changed the world forever.” Our hearts are full as we count our blessings, every single volunteer who has given of themselves to the same mission and cause that we champion for. In our lean outfit, we are flanked by super...

2019 Highlights

2019 has been an absolutely amazing year for HAGAR as we marked our 25th year milestone in serving more than 19,000 women and children who have suffered exploitation and abuse. We started in 1994 in Cambodia and are in 9 countries today across Asia. In Singapore, this...

My First Encounter with Human Trafficking

My name is Alina Ahmad and I am 18 years old. I was born in Hong Kong but spent the majority of my life in Singapore. At the age of 15, I decided to leave Singapore and join my brother at boarding school in the United States. My parents and my two sisters still reside...

Improving Migration Outcomes for Migrant Workers

Singapore hosts a large population of migrant workers. These people migrate in hopes providing a better future for their family. Often their dreams are simply to support their kids’ education, pay medical bills for their parents, or to be able to return home in a few...
What Will You Buy With $90?

What Will You Buy With $90?

At its cheapest in all of history, ever since slavery began centuries ago, it costs just $90 today. Yet, slavery was legally abolished by every country in the world in the year 1833. What else can you buy with $90? We took a quick look and found some pretty fancy...