Betty Makoni book signing at Zimfest London
A victim of rape as a child vendor at age six, Betty Makoni’s anger was evoked to fight a crime that invades and violates the most delicate part of a woman. She did not feel physical pain for herself only but also for millions of other women and girls who are invisible and remain in rubble of poverty and recycled in violence for centuries .The loss of her mother due to domestic violence did not enslave her nor keep her a victim. Transforming a negative into a positive, Betty established her organisation from a classroom and carried it with passion to become one of the biggest movements for girls.
Girl Child Network Worldwide now churns out millions of young activists from everywhere, and her story shows her moneyless strategy of transforming victims into leaders. “In the past, my story has been shared in bits and pieces.
Many times I had to join those bits and pieces for different people who sought to know more. I most appreciate many people round the globe who made me visible by sharing my story given the fact that my very existence had been thrown into doubt due to poverty and violence as a child.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at zimfestlive