Imagine for a moment you’re trapped. You have nowhere to go, no one to turn to, and no way out.
What do you feel?
In these moments panic often leaves us unfocused, and unsure of the next steps to take.
This is the dilemma facing many young women in northern Myanmar. There’s no work in their impoverished villages, which often leads them to make life-altering decisions that in turn trap them in dangerous situations. Continue reading Here Today, Gone Tomorrow – The Dangers of Human Trafficking
There are some people who look evil in the face and instead of running, they step up and fight.
Niranjini is one of those people.
Living in a city at the northern tip of Sri Lanka, Niranjini began her career as a law assistant. It was here she first encountered case after case involving child abuse. Shocked by the sheer volume of children affected and seemingly “light” punishment for perpetrators, Niranjini made the decision to become a defender of children’s rights.
Continue reading On the Front Lines – How One Social Worker Is Protecting Children in Sri Lanka