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Rescue, Restore, Empower – A Crowdrise Challenge

Today, more than 100,000 children from the Philippines have been deceived and taken from their homes. Sold into prostitution, cybersex trafficking and slavery. Read More.

Tumbang Preso, a must-see movie

Tumbang Preso is a film that “succeeds in portraying the horrors of human trafficking, according to the Cinema Evaluation Board after giving the film an “A” grade.   Now showing in SM cinemas. Read More

Yeng Constantino calls for Safer Shelters for OFWs

Rock princess and iFIGHT Ambassador calls on government to make shelters in embassies in Bahrain, Singapore, and Taiwan safer by deploying social welfare officers. See Yeng’s video here.


VF’s New Board of Trustees

Manila, Philippines – During its 24th Anniversary Celebration last February 26, 2105, Visayan Forum introduced its new Board of Trustees, led by its new Chairman, world-renowned social entrepreneur, David T. Bussau. (Read: VF 24th Anniversary Thanksgiving Dinner)

The new Board is composed of international experts in various fields such as: Ms. Shelly Lazaro, whose leadership has earned 24 awards for the Rotary Club of Makati San Lorenzo; Ms. Ma. Luisa Zuniga – Carmine, an international social development expert with the Asian Development Bank; Dr. Sofia Arce, a Domestic Worker turned College Dean; Atty. Laurence Arroyo, who AP Legal 500 named an “ADR Expert”; Ms. Cecil Oebanda, a multi-awarded modern slavery abolitionist and social entrepreneur; and Engr. Roland Pacis, an international expert on domestic work and modern slavery.


Faith Leaders Come Together to End Slavery Today

For the first time in history, leaders of the world’s largest faiths have come together. Their goal is to end slavery. Committed to the dignity and freedom that is the birthright of all humankind, Catholic, Anglican, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, and Orthodox...
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