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Fake Job Offer

Padmini (name changed for privacy and protection), 20, was spotted by our 3 Angels Nepal monitoring staff while doing their routine checks around the bus station. They saw her holding hands with a man but she seemed reluctant to go with him. Upon inquiry, they found out that Padmini didn’t know the man, so she was brought to a transit home where she shared her story.


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3 children now safe

3 children, victims of cybersex abuse, have been referred to the safety of our partners' safe-house.


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Finding a Silver Lining

While this pandemic has tied down majority of us in our homes, the young women at The Blessed Project have found ways to make their time at the shelter worthwhile and fruitful. One of them, Jean (name changed for protection and privacy), shares her experience.


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Sowing Seeds of Character

Our partner 3 Angels Nepal, carried out 23 Hamro Abhiyan Anti-Trafficking Awareness Programs throughout Nepal during the first quarter this year. These programs reached a total of 1,989 students who were all very keen to learn new things regarding human trafficking. Their responses to the program were positive and inspiring.


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Traffickers Switch to Online Exploitation Amidst Pandemic

"As schools are closed and majority of people stay in their homes due to the threat of COVID-19, the incidence of livestreams of child sex abuse has increased," says a report from a local news channel in the Philippines.


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Trafficked into India

Tamasi was being abused by her husband. Thinking that her new friend was genuinely concerned about her, she immediately agreed when she offered her work somewhere else.


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The Most Vulnerable in Filipino Society at Even Greater Risk

The sad reality is that the uncertainty brought about by this pandemic has caused panic and anxiety. Most of these rural and urban poor families from the Philippines rely on daily income/wages to get by, and stocking up on even just a week's supply of basic necessities is nearly impossible.


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From a Trafficking Survivor to a Confident and Inspiring Woman

Andi [name changed for privacy and protection] was rescued from trafficking by International Justice Mission (IJM) and referred to the Blessed House in 2017. During the past few years, she has gone through counselling, confidence building and learning skills that she can rely on to earn an income. She is now strong and confident and able to move out of the Blessed House and reintegrate into the community. She successfully secured a scholarship to finish her studies and is continuing to support herself through her job at the Blessed House's Sewing Enterprise. She is also one of the facilitators of the Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign (HTAC) with the microfinance groups. She spends time and engages with the mothers - answering their questions about human trafficking and encouraging them to fight it.