Program Updates

September 5, 2014
Shirt Design Contest

From subtle simplicity to edgy abstraction, let your inner artist run wild!   Who knows best what the next Free The Girls t-shirt should look like? YOU, our incredible, fashionable supporters!  Free The Girls is pleased to announce we are now accepting designs for...

September 1, 2014
The Face of Human Trafficking in El Salvador

    Who is buying young girls in El Salvador? Businessmen, radio announcers, and television personalities. As of now, these clients remain faceless and nameless.   This blog originally appeared on

August 28, 2014
Talking to Kids about Human Trafficking

I choose not to shield my son from the horrible things, because the horrible things need people like him to help fix them. There are a lot of moments in a child’s life that make their parents stop and think. I had one of these the other day. Recently I began to volunteering for Free The...

June 24, 2014
Frequently Asked Questions

What is Free The Girls mission? Free The Girls helps women rescued from sex trafficking in developing countries to re-enter the workforce selling bras in the second-hand clothing markets. Through the collection of bras in western countries, we educate people and organizations worldwide about...

June 20, 2014
June 2014 Celebrating Freedom Newsletter

Inside This Issue Free The Girls Partners with Mission To El Salvador FAWCO Matching Funds Challenge Ends June 30  Meet FTG Inventory Manager Pam Gumns BRAlapalooza 2014   Free The Girls Partners with Mission To El Salvador The billboard sign...

June 19, 2014
Providing Job Opportunities to Survivors in El Salvador

The billboard sign in San Salvador reads, “La trata de mujeres es un delito. Levantemos nuestra voz.” which translates as, “Trafficking in women is a crime. Lift up our voice.” This is a significant step for a country in which, only a year ago, the topic of human trafficking was virtually absent from the...

April 9, 2014
The Bra Voyage

THE BRA VOYAGE: from your lingerie drawer to employing a survivor of trafficking Free The Girls collects bras to help provide job opportunities to women rescued from sex trafficking in developing countries. But, do you really know what happens to your bra after you donate it to Free The Girls? The process of...

March 15, 2014
Free the Girls Named FAWCO Target Project

——-FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—— 15 March 2014 PROVIDING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING SURVIVORS BRUSSELS, BELGIUM Today, at the Federation of American Women’s Clubs Overseas, Inc. (FAWCO) Interim...

February 25, 2014
What Can I Do To Help?

  “I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do. What I can do, I should do. And what I should do, by the grace of God, I will do.” Edward Everett...

February 19, 2014
Become a Bra-Hauling, Human Trafficking Hero

In 2011, we put a call out to truckers through Truckers Against Trafficking asking for help getting a load of bras from Colorado to Chicago so we could make our first big shipment of bras to Maputo, Mozambique. Trucker Rick Youngquist stepped up and we are forever grateful to him for offering his services. Rick will downplay it, saying...