Sally Hetherington

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100 Women & Human and Hope Association

Last month, I had the honour of accepting a 100 Women grant on behalf of Human and Hope Association in Perth. This grant of $9,300 will provide sewing supplies and stipends for 24 marginalised women in HHA’s life-changing sewing program over 2018 and 2019. I am proud to share my speech. When we first started the sewing program at Human and Hope Association, it was a class that taught the basics of sewing. With the second intake of the sewing program came a lady named Saney. Saney only  ...

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40 Years

Today marks 40 years since Cambodia was overtaken by the Khmer Rouge, a period of almost four years where approximately 2,000,000 people (a quarter of the population) were killed. This day is known as ‘Operation Eagle Pull’, was the United States military evacuation by air of Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. At this time, the Khmer Rouge surrounded Phnom Penh and since it was seen the Khmer Rouge would be victorious, the US government evacuated US nationals and allied  ...

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