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READ: "I Survived Abuse - And It Led Me To Start An Uprising" by South Africa Youth Coordinator Karabo Tshikube


In 2011. During my first year at the Market theatre laboratory (school for performance). I auditioned to be in the South African production of a play called "Emotional Creature" by Eve Ensler. I was an angry, bitter child. I was nineteen years old, had no language to describe what had happened to me to make me so angry, so shut down, so broken. My audition was the beginning of a journey that has changed my life. It has led me to discover a way to heal, a way to forgive­ and a way to dedicate my life to helping other people find healing and Closure. Telling my story was really painful. But I hope by telling it to you, it might help you too.

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