At Freely in Hope, we believe that recognizing the inherent dignity of oppressed peoples is essential to the pursuit of justice.
With mandatory quarantine being in place for months now, disparities between how the pandemic is affecting people of different race, gender and class have never been more apparent.
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages around the world, women and girls have been exposed to more vulnerabilities that are being exacerbated by the crisis.
At Freely in Hope, we are responding to the socioeconomic impact by being attentive to the needs of our community and pursuing our mission of ending sexual violence in all the ways we can.
Because COVID-19 has caused the government to close schools, our scholars are now pressured to find ways to provide for their families, and this opens them up to violence in areas where they are forced into domestic work or prostitution.
We, like you, had a month of transition. We are learning, unlearning, and learning again to navigate our world safely and compassionately.
Since April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we have been opening up dialogue on issues of sexual violence and how we can combat it as
“Humanity suffers, and the sharing of that suffering is what moves us forward.” – Father Henri Nouwen Since April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we
Without victim-blaming, throwing pity parties, or turning a blind eye, how can systems support the voices and dreams of survivors in our world?
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