The Bra Voyage

A pictorial blog of the journey from lingerie drawers to a survivor's bra store

Do you really know what happens to your bra after you donate it to Free The Girls? The process of handling bra inventory is no small feat and involves numerous people across thousands of miles. Follow the journey in this pictorial blog, “The Bra Voyage.”

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Great News

Free the Girls is the New FAWCO Target Project Beneficiary

It has been announced that Free The Girls is the chosen beneficiary of the FAWCO Target Program: Human Rights for Women!

The FAWCO Target Program was initiated to unite the power of almost 12,000 individual members of the 64 FAWCO Member Clubs in 33 countries to make a significant and sustainable impact on critical issues that support the effort to achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals. 

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Donate A Bra

Give a Former Slave a Job

We work alongside safe houses around the world that rescue women from sex trafficking and provide rehabilitation services. Your donation helps survivors of human trafficking make a living selling used clothing while they recover and build their new life.

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You Can Make a Difference

Women and girls comprise at least 80% of the world’s trafficking victims, and up to 50% are minors.  They are exploited in fields and brothels, in homes and conflicts, and in factories and fisheries. More women are being pushed out of developing countries due to economic, familial, and societal pressures – becoming ever more vulnerable to modern slavery.  The good news is you can make a monthly commitment to make a difference!

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CNN Freedom Project

Mozambique or Bust

Free The Girls is honored to be featured in a moving documentary produced by the CNN Freedom Project called “Mozambique or Bust”, profiling the incredible ordinary citizens who stepped up to help us ship thousands of bras overseas and change the lives of sex trafficking survivors in Mozambique.

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The Bra Voyage
Great News
Donate A Bra
Help Former Slaves
CNN Freedom Project

What We Do

Free The Girls is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides job opportunities for survivors of sex trafficking.  We collect gently used bras and donate them to the women as starting inventory for their own business selling the bras.

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Why Bras

Women we work with were sold into prostitution, often as children.  Bras provide the following:

  1. Great Income
  2. Safe Environment
  3. Flexible Schedule
  4. Sustainable Model
  5. Minimal Effects on Local Markets
 
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Expanding Our Reach

In 2014, Free The Girls is expanding our program in Mozambique and launching additional programs in new countries, including Uganda and El Salvador. With your help, we can reach up to 175 survivors.

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