LISTEN: Former LRA captive Grace Acan speaks about Education
Joan Piloya and Sophiti Johnson
Ryersonian Staff
Uploaded on 12/11/2012 5:53:02 PM

Grace Acan, was one of the girls captured at St.Mary's College Aboke by the Lord Resistance Army. This  drew international attention about the plight and abduction of children by the LRA. Acan was 16 years old and stayed in captivity for eight years before escaping in 2004. With help from the Rotary African Women's  Education Fund in Kitchener, Ontario,Canada, she is now in her third year studying developmental studies at Gulu University, Uganda. Acan is also leader of the Women's Advocacy Network, which seeks justice for women affected by the war in Uganda. The Ryersonian's Joan Piloya spoke to her on phone about her struggles and education. 

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