A Breeze of Hope Foundation

Providing trauma-informed services to child survivors of sexual violence

Bolivia
2018 - 2019

Founded in 2004, A Breeze of Hope Foundation exists to provide free legal, social, and psychological support to victims of sexual violence. Bolivia has amongst the highest rates of sexual violence against women and girls in South America, and one of the lowest rates of reporting. 1 in 3 girls experience sexual violence before they reach the age of 18. HDF provided core financial support to the CUBE centre, Bolivia’s only establishment dedicated to providing trauma-informed services to child abuse victims.


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