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Understanding Complex Trauma and Slavery
Understanding Complex Trauma and Slavery

Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (cPTSD) is a result of long-term trauma and many of our modern slavery victims suffer from this mental health condition. We decided it was worth researching further.   A Summary of this type of Trauma   Complex Post...

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Bullying in the Workplace
Bullying in the Workplace

As we bring awareness to the National Day Against Bullying and Violence it is important to understand that bullying doesn’t limit itself to children and students. Because bullying is also found in places of work. And this makes the work environment unhealthy and...

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How these Two Help Survivors of Slavery during Covid
How these Two Help Survivors of Slavery during Covid

A lot can be said about a girl and her horse, but these two worked together to help survivors during the pandemic. While many of us felt paralysed with the barrage of change, these two felt mobilised to help survivors during COVID. Meet Eleni, our 'Survivor Experience...

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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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Now that I am Free
Now that I am Free

It is gut-wrenching to hear survivor narratives on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking. But it is awe-inspiring to hear survivor stories on FREEDOM… What does it Mean to be Free? Freedom is an empowering word. Many across the globe know this word but have never lived...

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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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