Hoang

Hoang

Having lived in central Vietnam in a small ethnic group her entire life, Hoang had no knowledge of human trafficking. So when a woman from a nearby village promised her work in China, Hoang willingly went with her across the border. Only when it was too late did Hoang...
Tien

Tien

When she was just 16, Tien was tricked by a group of Vietnamese people and trafficked to China. Over the course of the next two years, she was sold over and over again to three different Chinese men who each bought her to be their wife.Almost two years later, Tien...
Priya

Priya

Priya is the eldest of seven children. She loves her family, but at the age of 14, her parents sold her to be married to a much older man who abused her daily. Priya wanted to return to her parents’ home but her parents wouldn’t hear of it as it is culturally...
Rithy

Rithy

When Rithy came to Hagar in 1999, he was only 12 years old. He had been living on the streets of Phnom Penh, stealing to get by. Rithy had become an orphan, and was angry and alone when he first started living on the streets. Not long afterwards, he had become...
Sophea

Sophea

Sophea doesn’t remember much about life before she was sold as a slave, except that her mother was violent and her father was kind. Her mother would strike her when she did wrong, and her father would support her. That’s why, when he put her in a car with a stranger...
Bahawuddin’s Story

Bahawuddin’s Story

Reuniting a family. Bahawuddin was born into a big family. He has seven brothers and sisters, his father, his mother, and his father’s second wife. When Bahawuddin was very young, his mother ran away, and took his oldest sister and 11 year-old brother with her. He was...