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I was denied the opportunity of finishing my studies and this left me in study debt, It also shattered my dream of working with the UN. Although my dream to work for the UN wasn?t realised, I did start the PAVE podcast where I talk and connect with UN speakers, and all those influencers who try to end violence against women and children. This made my dream come true by following a different path.

The lives of abused people, whether men, women, or children are at stake and we can't take their lives for granted. And that is a message for all policemen, the court. lawyers, social workers etc.

But I know the system hasn't changed. Current laws are outdated, and patriarchal systems continue to discriminate against women and girls. FUTURE M ETOO CAM PAIGN The time for change has come. I believe that the METOO campaign will ignite new phases where malpractices come too light. It will shine a light on those people who look the other way and silence victims. It will shine a light on outdated practices and unequal power relations. I believe we have a lot to do. And there is a lot of training needed to be done. CHANGE The lives of abused people, whether men, women, or children are at stake and we can't take their lives for granted. And that is a message for all policemen, the court. lawyers, social workers etc. Inform yourself with all information that is available like the ACE studies, the Safe Child Act, the Quincy solution. Read books like Donald Dutton's ?the abusive personality?. Learn how to truly recognise abuse. And let us extend and make use out of the METOO campaign to create a new reality for survivors.

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Violence Against Women Issue  

Ananke presents a special edition marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - Nov 25th, 2018.

Violence Against Women Issue  

Ananke presents a special edition marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - Nov 25th, 2018.

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