The Changing Fortunes of Afghan Women

The Changing Fortunes of Afghan Women

Women received education and were given opportunities to pursue careers in the healthcare and civil service sectors. Women had a voice in politics and were given the right to vote. Women walked freely on the streets and wore knee-length skirts. Unbeknownst to most,...
Bahawuddin’s Story

Bahawuddin’s Story

Reuniting a family. Bahawuddin was born into a big family. He has seven brothers and sisters, his father, his mother, and his father’s second wife. When Bahawuddin was very young, his mother ran away, and took his oldest sister and 11 year-old brother with her. He was...
Finding Hope Again

Finding Hope Again

Deceived with a false job offer in Singapore, she had nowhere to seek help. Hoa is 27 years old, she’s a bridal make-up specialist and a hairstylist in training. Hoa loves her family, and she’s great at her job. When Hoa was a teenager, both of her parents suffered...
Makara and Sopheak’s Story

Makara and Sopheak’s Story

Two sisters find justice. Makara is seven, and her big sister Sopheak is nine. They live in a rural province in Cambodia with their grandmother, who they moved in with a couple of years ago when their parents moved away. In the months that followed their move, both...
Thach’s Story

Thach’s Story

As a child, Thach experienced domestic abuse and a low sense of self-esteem. Today, she uses her own experiences to connect with other children as a mentor for young girls at...

Best Bargains… but At What Cost?

While we seek out the best bargains that we can lay our hands on and are proud of the deals we get, do we really know what is the cost of these deals? Source: Human Rights Watch The shirt or dress you picked out at a sale, made from cotton, could have been picked by a...