In this episode, Kitty digs deep into her experience with family violence and shares how she found a way out of it. In sharing her story, Kitty hopes to empower everyone to know that there is another life outside of violence and that we should never put up with any form of abuse.
The 25 November is United Nation’s annual International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence and ends on International Human Rights Day the 10th of December. This episode is created to be part of the international campaign calling for action to end violence against women and girls around the world.
*THIS EPISODE CONTAINS CONTENT AND TRIGGER WARNINGS*
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Kitty Galore & Sasja Sydek.