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Have you ever been told, either through words or by someone’s actions, that you were seen as priceless? The stark reality for victims of human trafficking and child [...]

Overcoming Obstacles

Lancia’s* life had been difficult. Her living situation had always been bad, ever since she was a little girl. She had to do all of the household work, didn’t [...]

Statistics About Life in Haiti

The island of Haiti has seen its fair share of hardships throughout history, the repercussions of which can still be seen in some of the country’s current circumstances. Even [...]

4 Myths About Child Slavery

Hands of a restavek-boy, injured while working at the house of his “owners”. Kwadèbouke School of the Institute for Human and Community Development (IHCD), Port-au-Prince. It’s heartbreaking [...]

My Favorite Haitian Holiday

By Francoise Leon, Child Advocate It’s a pleasure to share with you my favorite Haitian Holiday, which takes place on January 1st: Independence Day.  This is a day of [...]

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