Klassen had no where to turn to. “I just learned to live with it,” she said.
Incest throughout colonies, such as Manitoba, continue to be a problem and many have become fed up with the Old Colony way of life. “The scope of sexual violence within Old Colonies is really huge,” explained Klassen.
Many have begun fleeing the Colony to free themselves from incest and other forms of rape. As for Klassen, she and her husband founded Casa Mariposa, a shelter for abused Old Colony women and girls.