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When it feels like you are standing alone
When it feels like you are standing alone Words: Elize Parker Louise Pietersen, a 31-year old mom of two of Wellington, today finds peace and emotional relief in the counselling work that she does as a trauma and writing councillor for 1000 Women Trust and Hope Prison Ministry as well as her own Arise Women […]
Blog: Healing through a search for justice, education, and friendship
Trigger warning: please note – the following stories contain sensitive material about sexual and dating violence and may cause physiological and psychological symptoms for people with anxiety disorders including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These are first-hand experiences as told by women affected by gender-based violence. Some stories are unedited and published with their full consent. […]