A Thanksgiving Reflection on Hagar’s Work

After nearly six years of living and working in Cambodia, I now find myself back in Canada where the season of gratitude is in full swing. I cannot help but reflect on the things for which I am grateful.

I have much to thank Hagar for.

Hagar helped me see my own...

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The Gender Issue that Affects All of Us

In the weeks since Emma Watson’s passionate plea for gender equality to the UN (He for She campaign) I have been thinking a lot about gender-based violence and gender equality. Most everyone around the world would agree that acts of violence against women are egregious and should...

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Coming Home

Anh, now 22, was just 18 years old when she was trafficked to China and forced to be a prostitute. For more than a year, she suffered her “darkest days” full of pain and sorry.

After 13 months of abuse, Anh was able to escape and leave China. But the...

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VIDEO: The Strength to Survive

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When I was 13, my father arranged my marriage with a 45-year-old man, who promised my family money in exchange for me. I was very unhappy with him, but endured life with him for one year before running back to my home. My father was very angry when I returned....

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