Category Archive: CSAAM 2013

Closing Note.

A month of talking about child sexual abuse isn’t the most pleasant experience, as the CSAAM Team has learned over the last few years of working on this campaign. For many of us… Continue reading

What are we doing to our kids? Via Tehelka

To begin with, hear the story of one child. On 17 December 2012 — just one day after the gangrape of a young paramedic in New Delhi shook the world — a three-and-a-half-year… Continue reading

CSAAM 2013 Twitterthon.

On the 29th and 30th April, the CSA Awareness Month team conducted a tweetathon on CSA awareness where they invited twitter folk to tweet for an hour on CSA from their handles. This… Continue reading

India’s Rape Epidemic: No End in Sight Via ‘The Daily Beast’

No, I don’t think there is an end to these godawful rapes anywhere in sight. (Monday April 22 headlines: “Three more minors raped in Delhi, protests snowball” and “Brutality in MP village, 4-yr-old… Continue reading

Ritu Learns The Touching Rules – Bed Time Story By Arpan

Ritu and Sameer were neighbors and were of the same age. They were best friends and loved to share their toys and play with each other.   One day, Ritu’s mother had not… 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

Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Month April 2013 – Courage By Thinking Cramps

It was a hot summer afternoon in Delhi. Coolers roared in every house, fighting the scorching heat. No one stepped out unless necessary. I was 8, and I was walking home alone from… Continue reading

CSA in the news – 30th April 2013

7 arrested for trafficking girls   Seven members of a gang that abducted girls from Delhi and sold them to middle-aged men across the country as brides have been arrested. The four men… Continue reading

A Survivor’s Story

I am 21 years old now. I was 7 years old when I was sexually abused by a man who came to do some maintenance work on our home. He used to be… Continue reading

Sexuality Issues for Adult Survivors of Incest and Child Sexual Abuse

Another excellent article on adult sexuality and the impact of childhood sexual abuse by Wendy Maltz, author of The Sexual Healing Journey. This paper was published in 2001.  One of the key findings for… Continue reading