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Thriving in 2020 – Survivor News Nov/Dec
Thriving in 2020 – Survivor News Nov/Dec

Our news is of thriving not just surviving! As the year comes to an end, first we would like to say a huge thank you to all of you for your support during a very challenging year. While it has been challenging is has actually been a very good year for us in many ways....

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Day 15 – Now that I am Free
Day 15 – Now that I am Free

Today is day 15 of our series and we would like to share with you some hopes and dreams of our survivors now that they are free. Eloquent writer Alex Elle says, “You’re not a victim for sharing your story. You are a survivor setting the world on fire with your truth....

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Empowering Slavery Survivors through Swimming
Empowering Slavery Survivors through Swimming

Freedom to Swim is an Empowering Exercise “The [woman] who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it”  Woodrow Wilson. - Women and girl survivors of modern slavery know what it is like to swim against the stream where obstacles lie. And, they also know...

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Empowering Slavery Survivors with English
Empowering Slavery Survivors with English

English is the most widely spoken language in the world. So The Freedom Hub’s Survivor School runs English classes for Survivors of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking. These English classes are developed to suit our students’ individual needs. Because we want  our...

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An Insider’s look at Slavery and Mental Health
An Insider’s look at Slavery and Mental Health

Slavery happens in Australia. This is unacceptable. But how do we help the vulnerable people who have experienced this crime in our country? Why is working with survivors of Modern Slavery different from working with other trauma clients? How do we help them with...

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Survivor News – Recovering from Trauma. Sept 2020
Survivor News – Recovering from Trauma. Sept 2020

Thanks for taking time to learn about our work. This article looks at how our Survivor School has been equipping survivors rebuild their life after their trauma, and strive toward living a successful independent life! You can also find out more about our 2021 plans...

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Picnic Day out for Survivors
Picnic Day out for Survivors

A Fun Day Out: Picnic at the Royal Botanic Gardens It was a perfect weather for everyone to go out and do something. The Survivor School had already made plans for a picnic during the school holidays for our survivors to reconnect again. Ever since COVID-19,...

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Three things I learnt about Modern Slavery in Australia
Three things I learnt about Modern Slavery in Australia

My name is Brinda. In this blog I want to share what I learnt about slavery and how working at the Freedom Hub impacted my life. Firstly about me. I am an international student from a middle-class family in Nepal. I came to Australia almost two years ago to pursue my...

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Survivor School August 2020 Recap
Survivor School August 2020 Recap

Note: the missing links in our August e-newsletter are here: Cafe/Events  & Ethical Shopping August 2020 Survivor School Recap   August Classes This term our school is running 10 classes and finally a number of them are face to face. Clients who need to stay...

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Making Dreams Come True
Making Dreams Come True

A Survivors Dream Story - at the Freedom Hub Survivor School What else does The Freedom Hub do, you ask? We can make a dream come true! Not in a willie-nillie, airy-fairy sort of a way, but for REAL. Yes, we help to empower Survivors. Therefore, we help them get their...

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