Monessa’s Story

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  My father used to abuse me. It began when I was 8, and I didn’t know he was not my real father. Coming from school and being alone with my abuser was worse than seeing my own grave.   That was not the worst. The worst was when he threatened me...

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Hau’s Story

Hau's story of recovery
Seven months ago, Hagar Vietnam received an emergency call in the middle of the night. It was from Hau, a 37 year old woman who had woken up to her drunk husband turning their house upside down. Hau feared for her life, he was violent and unpredictable. When her husband passed out, she decided to make a call to...

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Zahar’s Incrediable Resilience

Zahar

One day, I will be back with my family again. I’ll be an engineer and serve my people. I will improve my family’s situation when I am a man.”

Zaher, 14 year old boy, at the Forgotten No More project

 

Zaher grew up in Kabul with his parents, two sisters and a...

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A lovely Homecoming for Tra

Ngoc, an in-house social worker embracing Tra's son.
Soon after she was married, Tra knew that her life would not be easy. Her husband was accused of damaging property and he was sent to jail for six months. Her mother-in-law did not consider Tra as a daughter-in-law but just as another source of income for the family. She expected Tra to make...

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Zarifa

Zarifa

Zarifa had never felt heard before she came to Hagar. She was married at a young age to a man with an abusive family, but like many girls her age, she really just wanted to go to school. She wanted to get a job. She wanted to live safely and independently as someone with agency and control over...

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Tien’s Whole Journey

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