Program Updates

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

Five years ago, I would have never thought of myself as an abolitionist.  In my mind, slavery ended in the United States in 1865 and, along with it, went the abolitionist movement. Enter Free The Girls with their cheeky name and catchy slogan, “Donate a Bra. Give a Former Slave a...

January 16, 2015
“I’m A Businesswoman!”

A story from our partners at Kwagala Project in Uganda: This year, Kwagala Project teamed up with Free the Girls, a Mozambique-based...

December 22, 2014
Constance’s Christmas Wish

Recidivism. It isn’t a topic anyone wants to hear about when it comes to the women in our job creation program. But recidivism is part of the reality of working with broken people. Meet Constance. She has a dry wit. She can deadpan a joke so well her listeners are left baffled, or in stitches. Constance is the mother of a fun...

December 21, 2014
Providing Financial Freedom for Survivors of Sex Trafficking

Jon Snyder, from Free The Girls partner program Mission To El Salvador, teaching a finance class to the women in our El Salvador program. Meet Marta. She grew up in one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in El Salvador where gangs rule with violence and fear. As a teenager, she was exploited by one of the gangs...