Program Updates

April 13, 2016
Why We Fight

Natasha was one of the first women who sold bras for Free The Girls in Uganda. She had her own shop in the middle of a village in which she sold bread, rice, sugar, air-time (minutes for cell phones), and, of course, bras. The following blog originally appeared on

December 31, 2015
Simply 2016

A new year represents possibility, potential, and perspective. In one word, can you summarize your hopes for 2016? Free The Girls chose the word SIMPLY. In 2016, we want to simply do what we do best. -Collect and ship bras. -Engage

December 17, 2015
No Bra Left Behind

Sometimes we receive bra donations that are not, necessarily, re-salable. Some are more than gently used. Over time, we have discovered that some colors and sizes don’t sell well in the secondhand clothing markets of Africa and Central America. Free The Girls’ business model is built on utilizing bras that...

August 14, 2015

Jump to answers by clicking on the question: TOP   What is Free The Girls mission? Is Free The...

June 10, 2015
Bra Drive Rewards

  Free The Girls is pleased to introduce our new Bra Drive Incentive Program. We are grateful for our bra drive organizers and want to send you FREE stuff as a thank you for being a super-star supporter! The program rewards supporters with free t-shirts for all their dedication and advocacy as Everyday Abolitionist.

June 10, 2015
FREEdom In A Box

  When the truck door rolled open to reveal 5 tall pallets of boxes emblazoned with the Free The Girls logo, Evelyn and the group of women waiting with her began to cheer and laugh. Most of the people gathered to help unload the truck had been unconsciously holding their...

May 12, 2015
Economic Empowerment In El Salvador

One of the most frequently asked questions from our supporters is, “How long can a woman stay in Free The Girls program selling bras?”   However long it takes. We know that every woman’s journey is different....

April 24, 2015
Selling Bras In Uganda

When we started our job creation program in Uganda last year, we had over 20 women, eager to sign up and start selling bras. Working in a developing country means working within an ever-changing set of governmental parameters. In Uganda, this meant we could only import new bra inventory. This model didn’t fit within our...

February 16, 2015
El Salvador Needs Bras

In-country program staff person, Evelyn, sorting bras for the Free The Girls program through Mission To El Salvador When our partners at Mission to El Salvador (MTES) started a Free The Girls...

February 16, 2015
What Is An Everyday Abolitionist

So many people believe that slavery ended in the United States in 1865 and, along with it, went the abolitionist movement. What’s the problem? Currently over 27 million men, women and children are enslaved around the world—more today than in any other time...