The Baulkham Hills African ladies troupe: Abuse survivors helping others

Gasps were heard among the audience when abuse survivor Rosemary Kariuki took to the stage for a Q&A after the screeing of The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe.

Hundreds of people joined Rosemary Kariuki at the Mildura screening of  The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe on Wednesday evening.Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Hundreds of people joined Rosemary Kariuki at the Mildura screening of The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe on Wednesday evening.Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Ms Kariuki was one of the four women who shared their story of survival, fleeing from Africa to Australia to escape violence and abuse.

The Q&A gave audience members the opportunity to open up to Ms Kariuki and ask what they can do to help others in the community.

Sunraysia Mallee Ethnic Communities Council (SMECC) client service team leader Sunita Shrestha said having Ms Kariuki in the audience made an impact.

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