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IWD 2022: Surviving The Mental Trauma of Abuse

Mayna Patel, Senior Associate, Architects of Diversity

09-Mar-22 16:00

IWD 2022: Surviving The Mental Trauma of Abuse

One in three women worldwide experience some form of violence in their lives, and most of this is physical, sexual or emotional abuse, either from an intimate partner or a non-partner. Physical impact aside, the abuse also causes mental and emotional trauma that is often hidden from sight, but can leave long-term scars. We hear from Mayna Patel, Senior Associate of Architects of Diversity, about women’s mental vulnerability when they experience violence, through the rocky process of getting help, and when they’re on the path to recovery.

*If you or someone you know is experiencing gender-based violence, you can contact these helplines: Telenita (016-237 4221 / 016-228 4221), WAO (03-3000 8858 / Whatsapp 018-988 8058), WCC Penang (011-3108 4001 / 016-439 0698), Sarawak Women for Women Society (016-5822660), Sabah Women’s Action-Resource Group (088-280 200 / 011-2790 8020)

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Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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