And yet it remains a hot bed for human trafficking, and domestic violence is widespread.
Women are trafficked as brides to China and other neighbouring countries and lured by false job or marriage offers and then forced into exploitative situations.
Since 2008, Hagar has worked in Vietnam helping women survivors heal and rebuild their lives.
Lua’s nightmare began with a simple glimmer of hope – an opportunity to provide her and her daughter with a better life.
A man Lua knew and trusted offered her a well-paid job in the UK. But when she arrived, she was imprisoned by human traffickers.