July 30, 2020


July 30th, 2020 was World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Nearly 80 people took to the streets of downtown Toronto with One Body Village and Operation Underground Railroad to RISE UP ☝️ and GET LOUD 📢 for children everywhere! Every...

June 14, 2020

Min Sukree is a resilient survivor of childhood sexual abuse who is committed to spreading positivity, self-confidence, and self-acceptance. Born in Thailand, Min understands the complexities of corruption, societal attitudes, and culture and how it perpetuates child s...

Her small frame swayed with the gentle breeze as she stood in front of me. If I did not know her, I would think that she was only seven years old. She was four feet tall and weighed 27 kilograms (60 pounds). Maggie is almost 11 years old. According to growth charts, gi...

March 28, 2020

"L" has been receiving care from #obv since 2012, including shelter, education, medical care, psychological counseling, and vocational training. She is at high-risk of sexual exploitation, which to us means that either a) her mother is a sex worker b) her siblings were...

January 9, 2020

My Background and Beginnings, Connection towards One Body Village

I was born in Bien Hoa, Vietnam, and at the age of two was almost kidnapped by a stranger in front of the bakery on the street of my family’s home. Luckily my mom grabbed me back from the stranger in time...

January 6, 2020

It's finally happening! After months of planning and anticipation, I'm finally doing it. My first time ever, teaching a self defense program. I have a dozen years of martial arts training and experience in various disciplines such as Judo, Muay Thai, Taekwondo, and Ken...

October 9, 2019

Thank you, Toronto!

On October 5th, 2019, 80 guests, 12 volunteers, 9 event sponsors, and over 45 local businesses and individuals that donated to our silent auction came together for a common cause at The Spoke Club - to help children BREAK FREE from sexual exploitatio...

June 7, 2019

"I've traveled to many countries around the world, including developing ones, and this trip has by far been the most impactful." - David, Volunteer

Our #travelwithpurpose2019 trip between May 23-31, 2019 was a huge success! Eight volunteers from across Canada joined our...

June 1, 2019

Our #travelwithpurpose2019 volunteer, David, shares a moving post about his experience:

"Ahead of our trip to Vietnam & Cambodia, I didn’t know what to expect. I hoped that I’d get out of it what I often get out of our travels, a new understanding of local cultures and...

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