Childhood sexual abuse is an extremely sensitive social problem that receives far too little attention. Unfortunately, sexual abuse is more common than you might think, but in many cases, it is simply hushed up. However, it is the responsibility of every individual and our society as a whole to address child abuse: to raise awareness about the problem and to protect those affected from long-term psychological effects. As long as victims of abuse are not listened to or given the opportunity to...
The following story is that of a woman, who, despite multiple experiences of deception, abuse, violence and exploitation, has found a new way into a self-determined life. HOPE FOR THE FUTURE was able to support her on parts of her way.
The corona pandemic triggered a wave of unemployment worldwide. Countries that rely heavily on tourism suffered severe economic damages. In Austria, attempts are being made to provide state financial aid for many industries. Whereas the situations in other parts of Europe and the world look much worse. People who live in countries with no functioning social system suffer heavily as they lose their livelihood when they lose their jobs.
The first state in Europe to abolish slavery was Denmark in 1722 and the last was Mauritania, where slavery was only illegalised in 1980. Modern slavery makes use of all forms of violence and continues to exist by evading the law. Ownership deeds are no longer possible, but desperate and poor people can be forced into dependency relationships and therefore become subject to the will of others.