Hagar Vietnam Welcomes New Country Director


Hagar International is pleased to announce the appointment of Kerry Kelly as Country Director of Hagar Vietnam.
Kerry was raised in the Bronx, New York. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Emory University and went on to become a certified Family Nurse Practitioner from Stony Brook University...

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Stamping Out Transnational Crime in Singapore

As part of the Singapore Government’s Inter-Agency Taskforce’s commitment to combat human trafficking, one of its key initiatives is to organise training programmes to help strengthen the capabilities of frontline law enforcement officers so that they will be adequately equipped to deal with this difficult group of perpetrators and assist...

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Zaman’s Story


GUEST BLOG by Catherine Gladwell,
Director of Refugee Support Network, UK


Zaman paused after he spoke, and looked down at the floor of the Hagar office. ‘Speaking to you is bringing it all back you know, my life in the UK.’ Stories started to spill out of his...

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Joma Bakery Café – Social Enterprise Spotlight


We are often asked about our approach to social business: What does it look like? Who do we partner with? What is the impact?

Hagar’s experience with business runs deep in our veins, right back to our very start as an organisation. In its infancy, Hagar started its first enterprise, a...

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Putting Faces to Data


Being able to meet face to face with boy survivors of trafficking was the most impacting aspect of the research. Putting faces to the data meant that while designing the Forgotten No More Boys Recovery Project, it wasn’t only larger trends and patterns in best-practice that influenced the programme.


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Hagar USA Spring Newsletter – Just mailed!

If you are a recent donor who is on our mailing list, you should have just received the Spring 2014 Newsletter in the mail! Consider joining our eNewsletter and mailing lists to get periodic updates, annual report, and other special information for friends of Hagar’s work. You can sign up for the...

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Hagar Cambodia Welcomes New Country Director


Hagar International is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Penfold as Country Director of Hagar Cambodia.

Steve Penfold is both a leader and public health professional with over 17 years in operational and strategic management roles. His technical expertise stems from both international and UK experience. He brings to...

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New Hagar Study Sheds Light on Male Child Trafficking in Afghanistan

Photo courtesy of Jane Thorson

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN: An unprecedented study of 210 stakeholders in Afghanistan, including 130 boys, has found that on average one in 10 of the boys interviewed had experienced human trafficking. The study, Forgotten No More: Male Child Trafficking in Afghanistan, was conducted...

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Hagar Collaborates with UK Investigators to Ensure Child Protection


Child protection is one of Hagar’s top priorities. We try our best to ensure that throughout recovery, children are in an environment free from danger and threats.

In November 2013, Hagar Cambodia’s Legal and Protection team discovered that Ian Bower, a UK citizen and known child sex offender, was headed...

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The Art of Healing: Hong Kong Artists’ Visit to Hagar Cambodia


“I like the birds [in my picture] because they can fly free. I hope one day that I will be able to get a good job so that I can live freely too.”

-Hagar Cambodia client and participant in the Creative Arts Program

19 young faces looked up in anticipation as...

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