Category Archive: BloggersSpeak

CSA, My Story – Anisha.

I was sitting in a single-screen theatre in Malad, watching Morning Raga, when it hit me. I was with two friends from school, enjoying the freedom that came with finishing one’s Tenth Standard… Continue reading

Boy, you aren’t safe either! – Padmalatha.

Boy, you aren’t safe either! Patriarchy is designed to protect men. But it leaves out vulnerable young boys. They meet the same fate as girls when it comes to sexual abuse.  The fact… Continue reading

We need to talk By Anjali Kirpalani.

We need to talk By Anjali Kirpalani No, this blog post isn’t about the clichéd lines we use while breaking up with someone. It’s about how we as Indians need to learn to… Continue reading

My Story of Abuse – Sithara.

“Well,I am sharing this story of mine here to spread awareness among people.I was a very talkative and an active kid! Innocence at its best!I was sexually abused when I was seven and… Continue reading

Letting Go to Keep Him Safe – Sunayana Roy.

I start April 2014 with the resolve to not let fears of CSA make me a paranoid parent. Rahul is seven and a half, and there will soon be another child to watch… Continue reading

Child Abuse Vigilance – By Arundhati Venkatesh

There are four main categories of child abuse: neglect, physical abuse, psychological or emotional abuse, and sexual abuse. A child could be subjected to more than one of these. As adults, it takes… Continue reading

“Let’s cut it at the root”.

As I sit here watching the news everyday .. I feel like there are a thousand worms crawling on my skin. I want to hide. I want to run away. I’ve been away… Continue reading

On rapes and child sexual abuse – By Preeti Shenoy

If you find strong language offensive or if you are under 18, please do not read this post. I am writing this disclaimer in the beginning as I know many of my friends… Continue reading

Tread gently… C for children – By Aarti KrishnaKumar

I recall watching this one episode of Satyameva Jayate where the chosen topic was Child sexual abuse. A few who had been abused during their younger years participated, shared their stories and also… Continue reading


Those of you who have been part of the blog world for a while now, know that April is the month where a group of dedicated bloggers have been crusading against a common… Continue reading