Written by a team of young women served by Restavek Freedom, with the help of Shout Mouse Press, Stand Up For Soraya aims to raise awareness about the inhumanity and injustice of child slavery in Haiti. These authors set out to instill empathy for children living in restavek, create outrage at the exploitation and abuse, and provide inspiration to stand up, speak up, and make a change.
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by the Restavek Freedom Writers
Soraya dreams of the life she once knew: a loving mother, school, hope for the futur But now that her mother has died, her father has re-married, and her stepmother treats her as a slave, she feels alone and invisible. Until one day when she meets a little girl named Anita, whose courage and sense of justice could save Soraya from despair. Through this story the authors issue a challenge: Could you have this courage to change a life?
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