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10/12/2019
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Story 1 My name is Tatenda* I am 17 and was working as a domestic worker earning  120 RTGS until I realized that it was no longer sustainable. My mother is not well and being the breadwinner, I urgently needed to raise funds to pay for her medical bills. I decided to start a small...

15/10/2019
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Adult Rape Clinic conducted a two-day Victim Friendly Unit officers training on the management of SGBV survivors targeting VFU officers in the Bulawayo Province. The objectives of the training were to change attitudes of VFU officers as service providers by increasing awareness of public perception of VFU and how it feeds into the barriers to...

09/07/2019
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Rape is described as the sexual act that happens to someone without their consent. It is a violation and its a crime to humanity. For many rape survivors, they get a sense of closure and can move on when they report the matter and the perpetrator gets convicted. I would like to look at the...

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I will be honest about how I truly feel, there is no other way I can tell my story. I have internal scars and currently see no way out of this hand life has dealt me. Maybe there is a “But God” waiting to happen, we will just have to wait and see. There is...

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At the time of this writing, I have just had my weekly session with the psychologist. Steps towards healing, I can tell you this for sure, this journey has not been easy, it will never be. I know you’re probably here for the end story, wondering how I got here, how I became a survivor....

23/10/2018

At ARC, our daily lives are encompassed with the task of listening to survivors relate their account of what happened to them. Untold stories which sometimes shock us or move us, yet the strength in these stories are often relatable and told in emotions so raw and real they  without a doubt confront our every...