Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be in a really violent situation?

Or have you been involved in something scary – and you’d like to see how other people handled it?

This Blog is a collection of hand accounts from clients at the Women and Children Crisis Centre (WCCC) in Tonga. WCCC provides transitional housing, counselling, legal support and financial assistance to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.  

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Child abuse

06/08/2013 16:33
I have been married for six years. My father warned me of my husband’s family because he knew them very well, but I didn’t listen to him, because I love my husband very much. But now, all what has been explained to me by my father before I got married are all happen and it’s true. At the very first...
06/08/2013 16:29
I have four children with my husband, two girls and two boys. We have our own house and a fishing boat which help us with our financial matters.  Ever since we’ve been married, I’ve always a faithful wife to my husband and I love him so much never thinking of leaving him or there’s any other...
21/05/2010 16:02
 A first hand account of child abuse from a client of WCCC When I came to the centre I was so crazy. I was thinking of suicide – I just felt like my life was really not important. My uncle was hitting me a lot and I was very afraid of going home. All the time though I was thinking of my mum in...
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