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...
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 Hagar. Hagar pursues the highest degree of care and protection for each of its clients. To...

The Faces of Human Trafficking

Video story from Our Better World With more than 45 million slaves in the world, human trafficking ranks the 3rd most lucrative illegal trade generating 150 billion dollars annually. More than half of the victims are women and a third are children. Traffickers exploit...

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...

Being Hopeful Even in the Face of Injustice

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” The sixteen-year-old hesitated for a moment, her dark brows furrowing as she pouted her lips, deep in thought. We glanced at each other, worried. Was it too soon? It was indeed a normal question to ask any...