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Jenny or the abuse of Native American women

From: Anton Foek
Length: 06:49

The forgotten story of Jenny, an abused native woman in South Dakota

Default-piece-image-2 Jennifer is now 45 years old and hooked up with a new boyfriend in 1999. Not too long after they started living together he, also native American, started to abuse her. In the end he also abused and violated her sexually. As in a daze she lived through the 5 year long ordeal. A decent and hard working woman who had never known any domestic or sexual abuse of any kind. When Amnestey International USA released a report mid 2007 we travelled to South Dakota and visited Kyle, where Jenny lives. She told us her story. Listen to part 1 of Jenny, or the abuse of native American Women.

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Jennifer is now 45 years old and hooked up with a new boyfriend in 1999. Not too long after they started living together he, also native American, started to abuse her. In the end he also abused and violated her sexually. As in a daze she lived through the 5 year long ordeal. A decent and hard working woman who had never known any domestic or sexual abuse of any kind. When Amnestey International USA released a report mid 2007 we travelled to South Dakota and visited Kyle, where Jenny lives. She told us her story. Listen to part 1 of Jenny, or the abuse of native American Women.

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