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Hi there, I'm Claire McFarlane. A South African - Australian who has lived many years in France. I'm currently running 16km of beach in every country of the world: that's 230 countries and over 3700km of beach. Why?  To share my story, inspire hope and one day peacefully end sexual violence.​ It's called Footsteps To Inspire.

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September 24, 2019

Do you really think it is possible to end sexual violence?

A question thrown my way a few days ago. A question that is difficult to answer. If I had to answer in brutal honesty, I think it will be unlikely. HOWEVER, brutal honesty isn’t always what is needed. We can a...

August 16, 2018

Two years ago I stepped out into the unknown to start running 16 kilometres of beach in every country of the world and to talk about sexual violence. Nobody said I was crazy but I’ve been asked many times where I find the courage to give up everything, and put all my f...

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