Independence for Women

Post a Comment » Written on September 7th, 2012     
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What does it mean to be independent and have power for oneself?  How are these things obtained?  For the women involved in the Hope for Widows project in South Sudan, independence is being gained through vocational and financial training.  This project seeks to empower the women of South Sudan to care for their children and themselves.  See here for more specific information on this project.

The multi-faceted empowerment of these women reflects well the call to advocate for the voiceless, but to also work to change the systems in place that took away their voices in the first place.

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