Helen Sworn

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Helen Sworn
Residence Cambodia
Nationality United Kingdom
Ethnicity English
Years active 2009-present
Employer Hemyock Baptist Church
Organization Chab Dai
Religion Christianity
Denomination Baptist

Helen Sworn is an English[1] Baptist missionary who is involved in multiple anti-human-trafficking and educational initiatives in Cambodia on behalf of Hemyock Baptist Church.[2] Sworn had a successful business administration career that she left in order to attend a bible college in the United Kingdom.[3] She began actively opposing human trafficking in 1999.[4] In 2005,[5] she founded Chab Dai,[1] a network of Christian organizations opposing human trafficking.[6] She was interviewed in the 2011 human trafficking documentary film Nefarious: Merchant of Souls.[7]


  1. ^ a b Katherine Marshall (August 31, 2009). "Need Plus Greed: Faith in Action". The Washington Post. Retrieved February 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ "How many men does it take to light a barbecue?". Mid Devon Star. July 17, 2007. Retrieved February 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ Carol Kingston-Smith (December 2010). "Bodies for Sale: Globalised Trafficking for the Sex Trade". Encounters Mission Journal (35): 1. 
  4. ^ "Helen Sworn". Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs. Retrieved February 20, 2013. 
  5. ^ "History". Chab Dai Canada. Retrieved February 20, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Innocence for sale: Ethnic discrimination fuels a vile trade". The Economist. September 13, 2007. Retrieved February 20, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Interviewees". Exodus Cry. Retrieved February 18, 2013.