Life After Trafficking for Girls in Cambodia

Life After Trafficking for Girls in Cambodia

“I never thought that I could come back to Cambodia. I lost everything.” These same words echoed through the hearts of each and every young woman who was referred to HAGAR’s care at the Home of Love. For all of them, beneath their clothing were severe cuts and...
Raised to New Life

Raised to New Life

Their bodies covered with fresh wounds and old scars, in late May this year, 40 young girls were referred to HAGAR by the Department of Anti-Human Trafficking unit from the Cambodia Government’s Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY)....
Family’s Sole Breadwinner was a 10-Year-Old Child

Family’s Sole Breadwinner was a 10-Year-Old Child

In March this year, we reached out to our supporters with an urgent plea for help. Manisa’s mother suddenly passed out and was rushed to the hospital in Dhaka. She was diagnosed with 4th stage kidney failure and her heart and liver was in distress. There was swelling...
The Journey Home

The Journey Home

At a young age, Sahini had to work to support her intellectually-disabled younger brother and sickly mother. Yet, the money she earned was barely enough for the small family of three. With limited job opportunities and an unsustainable income, Sahini started to look...
Rising of a New Dawn

Rising of a New Dawn

Born into a large family, 23-year-old Areesha started working at a young age to put food on the table for her six younger sisters. She had been working in a garment factory for years but the money she was earning was not enough to support her school-going siblings....