Ending Rape in Liberia Through Music

 
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Ending Rape in Liberia Through Music

Ending Rape in Liberia Through Music

Takun J speaking to survivors of sexual violence

Takun J speaking to survivors of sexual violence
Takun J told the girls what an inspiration they all are and how much he cares about them.

Powerful women

Powerful women
Our partners at THINK work with the survivors of sexual violence. Takun J has been greatly inspired by these women, he even featured them in his first music video.

Takun J performs for the girls of THINK

Takun J performs for the girls of THINK
The girls loved taking pictures of Takun J, and he loved them so much that he insisted they star in his first music video

Vistor's story

Vistor's story
"In Liberia our parents did not go to school. Only boys went to school... I don't want to be like our parents, I want to learn to become someone in order to change our future."

Ruth's story

Ruth's story
"When I was small I was raped for one month by family members. I felt embarrassed. I took this picture because if my parents see it, then they will see what I felt like."

Takun J & the girls dancing

Takun J & the girls dancing

Irene's story

Irene's story
"My father stopped sending me to school. He thought I wasn't supposed to go. He said that because I had a child at 16 that I was supposed to die because of getting pregnant so young."

Tutu's story...

Tutu's story...
"In the past, women were depending on men. If the men were not bringing money to the house, the women did not eat."

HipCo Artist Takun J

HipCo Artist Takun J
Photo from Progress Report 'Songs that make a Difference'
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Sean Southey

Executive Director
New York, New York United States

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