Ngan Hanh’s Story

Ngan Hanh’s Story

In Vietnamese ‘Ngan Hanh’ translates to Ginkgo biloba- a plant which survived a nuclear explosion in Japan and continued to bloom and become a medicine for everyone. This alias represents the survivor’s wish to have strength and vitality like this plant. A few years...
Kanha’s Story

Kanha’s Story

20-year-old widow Kanha, from Battambang Province Cambodia, survived human trafficking to China.         Due to the lack of jobs in her village, Kanha’s family faced financial hardship so she needed to help support them. Kanha’s mother was persuaded by a broker to...
Lan’s Story

Lan’s Story

Looking at Lan and husband Dat happily holding their baby, no one would ever guess that violence existed in their house for years. In the past, the couple’s financial struggles provoked conflicts between them. With a sole income from farming, things were difficult and...
Phao’s Story

Phao’s Story

As a young native H’Mong girl in Yen Bai province, Phao never thought about setting foot out of her homeland. The world beyond those massive mountains was always mysterious to her. Like many other girls in the village, Phao was taught to strictly follow her ethnic...
Phavy’s Story

Phavy’s Story

In August 2020, Phavy’s friends invited her to a party. At the party, the then 12-year-old Phavy was forced to have sex with a man. She tried to escape but, without the help of her friends, she was beaten and raped. In 2021, Phavy was sent to Hagar for help by the...
Binh’s Story

Binh’s Story

Used to the city’s most noisy and difficult place- the wholesale market since childhood, Binh forged herself to be tough, resilient and independent to survive in a harsh environment. But no matter how strong her voice was, her sound was mute at home. In her...