One piece at a time: An MCC partner in India supports the resiliency of women who have survived abuse
There was no peace in Anju Shaw’s life. For 20 years, she’d endured constant abuse and neglect at the hands of her husband and then her husband’s parents. She had no support, no one to speak for her or listen to her. She didn’t think the police would care about her—if they believed her in the first place. The ideas of peace, safety or stability were as far from her as the sky itself.
It was a miracle then, when a woman from a local Saathi women’s group (from the Hindi word, meaning “to journey together”) who knew about her situation told her about Barrackpore Avenue and how they could help her…
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