VF data affirms vulnerability of youth, women and girls; males also at risk

Based on data from over 11,500 potential trafficking victims served in Visayan Forum’s shelters and safe house from 2000-2011, women and girls remain most vulnerable. 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.


The Macquarie Group Foundation supports VF

On October 24, 2015, Macquarie Group kicked off their 6-month employee engagement program at the Center of Hope. About 50 employees volunteered to do room painting activities at the center, including a very creative wall mural. They returned a month later and taught...

Cecilia, finalist for Anti-Trafficking Award

London, United Kingdom – “this is great recognition for the anti-trafficking efforts of the Philippines, 2 awards in one month from two globally recognized organizations; this is the Filipino pride!”, Cecilia Oebanda excitedly said upon receiving notice that...


Hollywood hears plight of Philippine trafficking survivors

In October 2015, on the invitation of Freedom for All and Voices for Freedom, both US-based non-profit organizations working to end modern slavery, Cecilia and three (3) survivors embarked on an advocacy and awareness raising mission in the United States of America....
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