Washington Post: Nearly 550 modern-day slaves were rescued from Indonesia’s fish trade. And that’s just the beginning.


By Abby Phillip  |  April 10, 2015

This photo released on April 8 by Indonesia’s Ministry of Fishery show hundreds of rescued foreign fishermen, who were gathered during an operation at Pusaka Benjina Resources. (Ugeng Nugroho/Ministry of Fishery/AFP)


They came from all over: Thailand, Burma, Cambodia,...

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GlobalGiving Campaign a Success!

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A big thank you to our generous donors! You made our May 13th GlobalGiving Campaign a huge success! On May 13th, between 9am and 11:59pm, GlobalGiving matched all donations for our Hagar USA campaigns. We asked and you responded immediately and generously.

At Hagar, our work is never done! The Whole Journey...

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A Mother’s Day Post: New Beginnings for Naron

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Naron's Story

“Men are like gold, women like white cloth.”

Cambodian Proverb

The moon, a white, voluminous orb, lit the path ahead. Naron balanced carefully on the dirt track, rice paddy stretching out from the dike on her left and right.  She slowed...

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Courage Meets Compassion


How do you look into the eyes of young girls ages 8-14 in Cambodia who have been sexual abused and exploited? I colored a picture with them, smiled a lot, and shared my love and attention. How do you care for three women in Vietnam who have survived trafficking...

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Human Rights Tour Update

Friends of Hagar USA,

I apologize for the delay in updating you. Our friends and coworkers at Hagar Australia kept us busy as we joined in on their Human Rights Tour. They did an excellent job. It is impossible to convey all that this tour entailed. But I will do my...

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