Tonight, a friend of mine contacted me privately. She wanted to tell me her story of rape. She, like me, is middle-aged. She, like me, has made a life for herself with a good man. But we all carry our secrets, we middle-aged women. And the shame of it is that, although this happened over … Continue reading The price of being a young woman – TW Rape
When I published the other womens' stories, stories in my own voice, M was really disappointed not to have had the opportunity and said she would like to write something for you all to read. To impress upon you why the Refuge is so important, and to give voice to those you are all helping. … Continue reading M’s story.
It occurs to me that many of you are helping the women at the Refuge but you don't really know much about who you're helping. And the cast of characters changes with some regularity. So I thought I'd tell you a bit about some of the women in Refuge at the moment. I have their … Continue reading Everybody has a story