Envisioning a world where women and children are safe from slavery
Human trafficking, a multi-billion dollar industry, is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. With over two million women and children sold into slavery each year, it is a global crisis that must be stopped. Co-founded by sexual slavery survivor, Somaly Mam, the foundation works to eradicate human trafficking, liberate its victims, and empower survivors so they can create and sustain lives of dignity. The foundation supports survivor rescue, shelter and rehabilitation programs globally with a special focus on Southeast Asia, where the trafficking of women and girls is a widespread practice.
The common thread woven through all of our programs is the collective voice of the survivors. We model our vision after Somaly's inspiring life, ensuring that survivors take charge in reclaiming their lives, fighting back against their former oppressors, and refusing to turn their backs on those who remain behind. See how our programs help rebuild lives.
Our successes, measured one life at a time
Today, we support organizations who operate shelters and safe houses in Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and the U.S. We've helped over 3,000 women and children rebuild their lives after surviving the ordeal of slavery. One of the most empowering actions these women can take is finding their own voice to speak out against human trafficking, and become part of the movement so that someday none will suffer as they did. Join us on our site to read more about their incredible stories.