“Real People, Real Stories” archives

Aug 02 2013

Women of Alexandria House: Angela’s Story

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In our on-going weekly series, Women of Alexandria House, Uprising producer Bipasha Shom brings you the stories of women who have lived in transitional housing. They all come from different places and have experienced a variety of challenges, but what ties them together is the courage and resilience they find within themselves as they share publicly their stories here on …

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Jul 26 2013

Women of Alexandria House: Ima’s Story

Feature Stories,Real People, Real Stories | Published 26 Jul 2013, 9:35 am | Comments Off on Women of Alexandria House: Ima’s Story -

When stories of modern day slavery and trafficking make their way into the media, we rarely hear the voices and words of those who experienced slavery themselves – how they found themselves in dire situations, what they went through, and how they escaped. Today we hear one such story from a woman who worked for years without pay, suffering abuse …

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