Category Archive: BloggersSpeak

Empowering children to say “NO” !! By Gauri

It is like one of those things that people know exists – yet something that people do not want to acknowledge.  All of us know for certain that this is a big bad world… Continue reading

Why can’t I get on with my life? – A Survivor Speak

Some impacts of childhood sexual abuse on the life of adult survivors By J Summers Many people believe that, because the abuse happened as a child, as an adult the survivor should now… Continue reading

We love our children. A tad too much. – By Kabir

For the past three weeks, I’ve been working with an NGO that strives to eradicate child sexual abuse  from India. Truth be told, they haven’t had much success so far. Primarily because of the… Continue reading

The silence that damns us all- India’s Child Sex Abuse Epidemic By The Armchair Philosopher

This is the month of April. April has been traditionally observed as Child Sex Abuse Awareness Month (CSAAM) by the Child Sex Abuse Awareness Group. (CSAAwareness) They run a blog and also host… Continue reading

When a child isn’t safe at home – By Kiran Manral

What would call a father who rapes his own daughter? A monster? A pervert? A despicable human being? If news reports are anything to go by, the cases of such CSA committed by… Continue reading

CSA or should the child be replaced by Teenage in this context? – By Sweet Mixture

Indira is a happy ,spirited child, does well at academics and is quite active at skit, quiz, elocution at the all-girls school she was studying. Her parents dote her and they live in… Continue reading

“Everybody’s Responsibility” by Pallavi

This is the first time I am writing on Child Sexual Abuse (CSA). I do not have any kids; however, this topic is as close to my heart as any parent. I have… Continue reading

“The Monster in Our Midst” by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar.

Amartya Sen, the Nobel-prize-winning economist in his book, The Argumentative Indian, posits that we Indians have a long tradition of argument and public debate. And yet, despite this continuing vigor for discussion, the sexual abuse… Continue reading

A new look at child abuse – Vidyut

The most vulnerable, exploited and unrepresented minority ANYWHERE in the world is children. Abuse is a process of disrespect, hurt and neglect and children are abused by default. I’ll go right ahead and… Continue reading

“Impact of Therapy in CSA Story 4” by Arpan.

Rishi was 14 year when he was sodomized by his neighbour, Ashok uncle, a good family friend. Being a trusted person, both to the family and the boy, Ashoks or Rishi’s frequent visits… Continue reading