KONY 2012

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Our friends @Invisible want to make Joseph Kony famous. We could't agree more. You'll want to watch this. 

Healing Restavek Children: Collaboration between Local and Global Partners

Friday, August 12, 2011

Recently Equitas had the privilege of introducing one of our major global partners, Restavek Freedom Foundation (RFF) with one of our new local partners, Helen Ross McNabb Center (HRMC). The result has been a collaborative effort in which HRMC is partnering with RFF to provide clinical training for the RFF child advocates working with restavek children in Haiti. 

Cambodia News Roundup - July 29, 2011

Friday, July 29, 2011
Here is the weekly Cambodia News Roundup for July 29. A few articles worth reading:

Investigation into death of Cambodian domestic worker in Malaysia  

Many Cambodians trafficked to Malaysia: An Interview with Chab Dai's Aimee Brammer

Monday, July 25, 2011
Last month, the United States Department of State released the annual Trafficking in Persons Report highlighting efforts and progress in fight human trafficking around the world. The section on Cambodia emphasizes that one challenge the Cambodian government increasingly faces is the rise in the number of Cambodians migrating to Malaysia. While the opportunity to migrate presents economic opportunity for many, it seems that for some, the actual experience has not worked out so well.

Aimee Brammer of Chab Dai Coalition in Cambodia has been researching and working on this issue for much of the last year and what follows is a brief interview with her conducted through an email exchange.

1. Why are increasing numbers of Cambodians migrating to Malaysia?

 

Imperfect Data No Excuse for Inaction

Thursday, July 07, 2011

This morning I pointed to an Asia Foundation study highlighting the difficulty of gaining a completely accurate picture of the problem of human trafficking in Cambodia. This afternoon I was alerted to Maggie Neilson's piece at the Huffington Post where she responds to recent news coverage questioning the extent of child trafficking with the (not-so?) subtle implication that we shouldn't be that concerned about it. In this article Neilson nails it: "For those of us who work on these issues, we don't do so once a problem gets to a certain size. We do it because it's the right thing to do."