Betty was six-years-old when a local shopkeeper raped her. Silenced by her mother, she didn't dare to speak out about the night she was locked in a dark room and held at knifepoint.
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As scary as it is to admit, I don't think Americans care much about violence against women and children.
In 2007, American filmmaker Michealene C. Risley found herself sitting in a car outside activist Betty Makoni's Zimbabwe home. The driver whispered fr...
Betty and I spoke the same language; a language of survivors who turned their personal stories into something more collective to change the world.
Thanksgiving is a time of reflection, and for me it always brings me back to my incarceration in Zimbabwe last year. Every day I am more thankful fo...
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