A Future Full of Light

Mariam’s story comes from a programme run by HAGAR Afghanistan, Empowering Women and girls toward Economic Participation (EWEP). An Afghan woman’s right to safe and sustainable work is almost non-existent, especially for those with backgrounds of violence and...

In Pursuit of Justice

What happens after a trafficked victim is rescued? Why can’t they head home immediately after the rescue? Hagar Singapore explains this and more. The trauma of being trafficked across borders into slavery and inhumane working conditions is undoubtedly immense. Adding...

Our Families Will Always Be At Our Side

Hoa left her home in Vietnam and went to Malaysia with a friend three years ago in search of employment opportunities. She badly needed the money because dad was paralysed after a meeting with a motorbike accident and mom was in extreme distress that required...

Bearing the Brunt of Violence at Home

Hoping for love from her own family There wasn’t a honeymoon for Tra right after she got married. In fact, her husband had to go to jail for 6 months because of an accusation of property damaging. In Vietnam, the wife becomes just another thankless source of income...

Formidable Alliances for Hope

The work of HAGAR cannot be done alone. And we are always glad to welcome partners who are willing to join us in restoring and empowering broken lives to wholeness. If you have a Corporate Social Responsibility Programme, an Advocacy Network or a Rights Watch Group, a...

Coming Face to Face with the TRUTH

An Australian supporter, Naomi Nixon shares her personal experience meeting survivors of trafficking and abuse. Relocating to Singapore six years ago with my husband and three young children has turned out to be a wonderful move for our family. Singapore has...