Rohingya Women Friendly Spaces
The Suffering of Rohingyan Women
One thing one notices after a while in the main refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar is how few men there are; so many were killed in Myanmar.
While we consider the children, we must not forget that many women were themselves the subject of rape, violence and abuse in addition to the death of their husbands.
They desperately need a place to talk about their ordeal, process their trauma, where essential medical items are provided and where they can collect food for their family.
To support a Women-Friendly Space like this, all it takes is a small donation of just £20 a month, or £240 a year to deliver a place of peace for women amidst the chaos.
Women Friendly Spaces
Penny Appeal is also working to train and support women in livelihood development and to create financial independence. This is so women are not left dependent on others, and should they leave the camps, they will be able to support themselves and their children.
Our Work so Far
We have worked to establish a plethora of