The East of Asia is a main source and also a significant transit and destination country for men, women, and children who are subjected to trafficking in persons, specifically forced labour and forced prostitution. The number of women suffering from sexual exploitation is exponentially increasing. Traffickers usually attract victims through false promises of high salaries and stable job incomes. Many women are deceived because of their poor education and they are often also marginalized minority groups who believe the false promises of traffickers who offer the hope of living an urban life. 73 % of all commercial sexual exploitation victims are found in the Asia and Pacific region.
At Kairos Traders we work with several businesses in East Asia to fight this issue.
Eden has been working with trafficked girls and women in Asia for over 15 years. In those 15 years, programs have been implemented in five major cities and over 500 women have been rescued. Eden has a thorough and innovative victim support program that is holistic in its approach, and highly effective in the restoration of victims.
Eden provides safe shelter, trauma informed care, vocational training and employment to empower each woman that comes through our doors to find their worth, dignity and renewed hope for the future.
Starfish Project restores hope to exploited women in Asia. They provide life-changing opportunities through their Holistic Care Programs and their social enterprise where women create beautiful jewelry and become managers, accountants, graphic designers, and photographers.
Through their Holistic Care Programs, we provide vocational training, healthcare, shelter, counseling, and education grants for our women and their children. Starfish Project has employed over 130 women and has served thousands through our Community Outreach Services.
Freeleaf provides employment and holistic care to at-risk, exploited and abused women in Asia. Our goal is to help women discover their intrinsic value and give them the tools and confidence they need to stand firm and achieve their dreams.
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