Women's Crisis Center

  • Adrift no more

    Adrift no more

    A woman at the Crisis Center sleeps on the floor of the overcrowded living area.

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  • Lay them down to sleep

    Lay them down to sleep

    A mother watches over her children as they sleep in the Crisis Center dorm.

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    Women sleep in the hallway on the floor of the overcrowded Crisis Center.

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    A woman awaits care in the CWCC clinic.

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    A bed in a common room is the only private space a family has at the CWCC.

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    Three meals a day are provided at CWCC.

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    A bed in a common room is the only private space each family has.

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    Women spill out of the common room as they watch television in the evening.

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    Meals are prepared by the women who seek shelter at the CWCC.

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    Because of the high level of illiteracy, medical directions must be explained carefully and monitored.

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    Young women make boxes as part of the vocational training.

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    The CWCC Day Care.

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    A literacy workshop is part of the CWCC program. Pulp fiction makes up most of the modest library.

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    Women at the CWCC sew as part of the vocational training program. One of the projects is to make handbags for tourists.

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    Chantol, the Director of CWCC, speaks with a woman who has arrived for services.

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    Vocational training is part of the program at CWCC. These women are silkscreening t-shirts.

  • Shared experiences

    Shared experiences

    Two teens who were saved from sex trafficking share friendship at CWCC. They receive counselling and go to school.

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    The CWCC is in an undisclosed location and is surrounded by a brick wall. A Wat can be seen beyond the wall nearthe Day Care Center.

© S. Smith Patrick 2018