NEWS & Blog
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.
I want to ensure that the system adjusts to meet the needs of disadvantaged women in the community, and until we see change, we can empower these women to be the ones who will take a stand within their spheres of influence.
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.
Great leadership draws from conviction, and effective advocacy draws from understanding our community’s needs.
Growing up in Kibera, East Africa’s largest slum, she saw the prevalence of sexual violence and wanted to do something about it.
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