Introducing Dr. Andrew Catford, Hagar’s New Global CEO

Introducing Dr. Andrew Catford, Hagar’s New Global CEO

At the beginning of June 2019, Hagar International welcomed our new global CEO, Dr. Andrew Catford. Andrew has extensive experience in the international development sector, having lived and worked for over 20 years in Asia, the Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, and...
Trafficking in Persons Report 2019

Trafficking in Persons Report 2019

This year’s report “serves as a call to action for governments around the world to embrace the full meaning of the Palermo Protocol and implement their domestic laws in a manner that protects all victims and punishes all traffickers.” The Palermo Protocol defines...
Trafficking in Persons Report 2017

Trafficking in Persons Report 2017

Last year, as the TIP report for 2017 was released, we echoed the sentiments of former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, “The scale of human trafficking is atrocious. The silence that conceals this crime is disgraceful. We have to speak out because the victims are...
USA vs. Erik Peeters

USA vs. Erik Peeters

Justice after seven years. In February 2009, the Cambodian authorities arrested Erik Leonardus Peeters, a 48-year-old American citizen, on suspicion of sexual contact with children. Peeters had arrived in Cambodia in 2008 and within two months had started to look for...
Preventing Trafficking in Afghanistan

Preventing Trafficking in Afghanistan

Hagar Afghanistan’s Combatting Human Trafficking in Afghanistan (CHTA) project is a capacity building project which provides high quality training programs on identifying and preventing human trafficking, for government officials, police, educators, and religious and...