Posts Tagged ‘Impact’

May 16, 2016

Michelle’s Impact Story

*As told by her counselor. Michelle‘s story is a real-life example of the way in which success looks a lot like hard work, perseverance, team effort, and courage.  Michelle first contacted the Women’s Center in 2012. She had been assaulted. Having survived other forms of abuse as a child, she was at a place where … Read More »

March 17, 2016

Umed’s Impact Story – Poetry

“Umed” One of our Women’s Center survivors used poetry as a way to share her impact story. We would like to share one of her poems with you. She uses the pseudonym “Umed”, which means hope in her native language. RAPE In the name of a marriage A woman is raped every day As a … Read More »

March 17, 2016

Amanda’s Impact Story

Amanda’s impact story begins when she arrived at the Fort Bend Women’s Center after being sexually assaulted by the Physical Training Officer in her college ROTC unit. The assault happened more than a year before, but she was still dealing with the effects of the assault. In addition to her marital strife, Amanda had to leave her … Read More »

February 16, 2016

Janice’s Impact Story

Janice had been a victim of physical, emotional, psychological and economic abuse for quite a while. She came to the Women’s Center for help after her abuse reached a level so severe, that a blow to the back of her head caused her to lose consciousness. Her progress was slow. Her counselor performed a Traumatic … Read More »