Hagar Australia Launch


International human rights organisation Hagar has opened an office in Melbourne as it expands its advocacy work on behalf of women and children who have suffered extreme human rights abuses and exploitation.

Hagar Australia’s chief executive Kate Kennedy said the organisation, which was set up in Cambodia in 1994 and which...

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Hagar International Foundation Appoints Jennifer Fleming and Georges Dubi to the Board


June 2012: On behalf of the Hagar International Board, I am delighted to announce that Jennifer Fleming and Georges Dubi have accepted our invitation to join the Board.

Jennifer Fleming

A senior Strategy Development and Stakeholder Relations executive, Jennifer is a leader who brings international experience in the Financial Services and Health...

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Hagar partners with UNHCR on new refugee assistance initiative


Phnom Penh, August 1, 2012 - Hagar’s newest project, in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), will provide case management services, job counseling, job training, and employment placement for refugees living in Cambodia.

The target population is foreign-born individuals who have been forced to flee from their...

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My Real Value

Money is more important than me.

We are a very poor family and we barely have enough food to eat. We work on other people's farm to survive. After work, my parents drink alcohol and beat us repeatedly. We never feel love from them.

I do not know what 'school' is since...

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My life in Colour

About a year ago, I couldn't see my life in colour.  It was dull. Worthless. I was numb. It was hard for me to love my family. Impossible to love myself.

When I started attending Hagar's programs in Vietnam, something changed. I learned that other women have stories too.

I listened to...

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