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New article published in Affilia!
At HaRT, learning is embedded in everything we do. We are excited to share that our latest research article has been published in Afflia Feminist Inquiry in Social Work. "'All I was thinking about was shattered': Women's experiences transitioning out of shelters during the COVID-19 lockdown in Uganda" shares the experiences of six women as they navigate a difficult moment leaving shelter care. By elevating their personal stories of struggle and strenght, we hope to bring more attention to womens' own accounts in developing more survivor-centered policies and programs.
Spotlight on Move with HaRT!
Our partners at the Eleison Foundation put a splotlight on Move with HaRT in their November newsletter. We are grateful for technical and financial support to review, revise and refine our curriculum materials. Read more about the grant here!
HaRT presents at the SVRI Forum!
Last week the SVRI Forum 2022 took place in Mexico! HaRT had two presentations--one to share findings from our 2020 evaluation study in Uganda and another to discuss how we are adapting Move with HaRT with the Eleison Foundation in the Philippines. We also co-hosted (with the SVRI, Niyati Shah, the GBV Prevention Network, and Raising Voices) an evening event on centering feminist self & collective care practices in our violence prevention work. It was wondering to connect with so many like minded individuals, and we are returning with renewed energy and motivation.
Move with HaRT graduates another cohort of young activists!
Another exciting day in our partership with MEMPROW as a second group of activists completes Move with HaRT ! We celebrate you and all your efforts ... and wish you renewed strength, energy and community as you continue your activism. We also draw inspirations from your positive reflections about the program.
"[Move with HaRT] has strengthened me and has given me the strength to be interested in my life... There was a time I was sick, because I was too worried about certain things that were going on in my life. But ever since we started the yoga classes there was a shift in my way of thinking. I focused on the poses and the encouraging words that we would have in the sessions. It has taught me to love myself, relate well with other people. Putting on other people’s shoes has helped me in forgiving other people and being more supportive ..."