Brisa De Angulo was 15 when she was repeatedly sexually abused by a member of her extended family in Bolivia. When she finally gained the courage to report it, she faced blame and intimidation from her community. To prevent the same from happening to other children in Bolivia, she started A Breeze of Hope Foundation. Since 2004, the nonprofit has provided free legal, medical, psychological and social services for 1,500 child and adolescent survivors of sexual abuse and fought for legal reforms and policy changes for the rights of abuse survivors in Bolivia.
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