Category: Star Shelter

Leave No One Behind

Everyone needs compassion – especially those from marginalised and vulnerable communities. Services have to be available for all survivors of violence, regardless of their immigration status, sexual preference, mental and physical health. This was the message that was prevalent throughout the Asian Network of Women’s Shelters (ANWS) Conference on Inclusive Approaches to Shelter Work, held […]

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September 19, 2016

Raya with the Stars

Beyond providing safe accommodation for women and children who are survivors of domestic violence, Star Shelter is also a place where stories are shared and friendships are forged. In the shelter, one finds herself no longer alone, but journeying arm-in-arm with many other women. How evident was all this during the Star Shelter Hari Raya […]

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July 22, 2016

The Gift of Giving – A Nepal Experience

When SCWO and Star Shelter received an invitation from the Garden of Hope Foundation, to participate in the Asian Network of Women Shelters (ANWS) Workshop and Study Visit in Nepal, 5-6 May, my initial thoughts went back to the devastating earthquake that happened a year ago in April 2015…

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May 31, 2016
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