I have been following this page since it was created. Reading the stories of survivors has offered me great relief and a sense of solidarity. Our communities are in need of that. Although I have never imagined sharing my story on such a scale, I feel as though I am now. I was only a child when I experienced sexual violence at the hands of my father, uncle and family friend. My father molested me for years, beginning at the age of three until I was ten years old. The uncle an
I was about EIGHT when I started taking piano classes, on weekends when I could and three times a week in the summer. I took classes for about three years, by a personal trainer that would come home. At first it was great, I was actually pretty good at it. I have always been a music lover. I had a teacher in his mid-forties (if my memory serves right), he was a very kind and gentle man. He was average height, with gray hair in his beard, and looked like the typical Ethiopian
Theses stories voiced by volunteers, use the words of survivors of sexual assaults within the Ethiopian communities committed by people who know them. Video Credit goes to: Voiceovers: Melat (@Melatopia), Samira Abdalla (@semiye_a), Betelhem Demissie (@Sherlock_Leonardo), Lidya Ayenew (@lidyageta99), Kine Afework (@kine_Afework), Sihine Negede (@Sihine), Emmanuel Oletho (@Emanthewarrior), Andu Kidane (@andu_k), Solomon Ayalew(atse_solo), Yemariam Sissay @yemariam.sissay, Redi
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