‘Emerge’ing From The Dark Therapy Through Jewellery Making
The title of this post is the title of recent article about Emerge in the Sri Lankan newspaper, The Sunday Leader. What follows is the first paragraph of the article text; for the rest of the article, please click on the text below.
When news reports are so full of horror stories highlighting abuse, violence and harassment that women in our country face almost every day, it isn’t easy not to feel shocked, and perhaps even angry at a system which allows these nightmares to continue.
All of us like to talk about it, some of us want to create awareness about it – few of us take the next step towards doing something about it. Undoing the injustice may be impossible, but there are still many other ways to help women who have faced abuse.
This is what a young American, Alia Whitney-Johnson, discovered when she visited Sri Lanka in 2005.