NUS Law IV 2018 presents Valediction

Reflection by Deborah Looi, a passionate supporter of HAGAR. Deborah is currently spending six months of her sabbatical break helping the Singapore office pursue their goals of rebuilding lives. I didn’t know law students could act, sing and dance so well. My brother...

Understanding without Judging

Deborah: Befriending training taught me the value of empathy. I’ll admit it: I made too many new years resolutions. By the time February rolled around my focus predictably waned, but still I was determined to make one stick: that I would engage in more volunteer work....
Hau’s Story

Hau’s Story

Seven months ago, our team in Vietnam received an emergency call in the middle of the night. It was from Hau, a 37 year old woman who had woken up to her drunk husband turning their house upside down. Hau feared for her life, he was violent and unpredictable. When her...

Empower a Woman, Save a Generation

3 March 2018 – Empower a girl, and you will save her entire generation! Bearing their own style, these classy women have forged their unique paths in life. Yet each of them converge on a profound determination to step out of their comfort zone, or stick their...
Zarifa’s Story

Zarifa’s Story

Treated like a slave Zarifa had never felt heard before she came to Hagar. She was married at a young age to a man with an abusive family, but like many girls her age, she really just wanted to go to school. She wanted to get a job. She wanted to live safely and...