These women have seen hell. Violated in unimaginable ways, stripped of their dignity, left to die. Somehow, they escaped death. Battered and broken though they are, the will to live courses through their veins. Now, they can begin to heal in a safe zone. With a little luck, they will turn their pain to power.
This is a true story about the women of the DRC. A safe haven called City of Joy holds its opening celebration this weekend in Bukavu. To watch a video of these beautiful women in action, click here.
linking up with The G-Man for Friday Flash 55. Tell a story in 55 words or click around and read some more.
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