Category Archive: Media

CSA Awareness Event by Yowoto in Mumbai

On Saturday, 19th of April, some of the sharpest minds on the subject came together in Mumbai, to discuss child sexual abuse and answer questions from parents. Swati Popat Vats, president of Podar… Continue reading

The monster all parents need to know about – Kids Stop Press

CSA Awareness Month has contributed a piece on child sexual abuse and CSAAM to the popular parenting website Kids Stop Press. Click here to read our say on why and how CSAAM began and… Continue reading

On being a good listener to CSA survivors – The Alternative

CSA Awareness Month team member Sunayana Roy spoke to The Alternative about listening to stories of abuse. Click here to read more.

Boys Don’t Cry – Deepa Ranganathan

A male victim of child sex abuse is burdened, not only by the abuse and everything that it brings, but also by being a ‘victim’ – a position traditionally reserved for women. Anuja… Continue reading

How the Media Portrays CSA: a look at the Woody Allen case – Ruth Dsouza Prabhu

It is the way of the media – sexual abuse cases do, by and large, get reported– but there are some that are dissected more publicly than others. Celebrity-related cases tend to come… Continue reading

India’s code of silence over sexual abuse – Rupa Jha

I was barely seven years old, living in a typically large middle-class family with five siblings and numerous other relatives sharing a two-bedroom flat with a terrace. My mother, a housewife, was always… Continue reading

CSA in the News – April 16, 2014

CSA IN THE NEWS – April 16, 2014 Organizations condemn Rape of a minor in Kohima The Chakhesang Hoho Kohima (CHK) has expressed disgust and outrage at the rape of a minor by… 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

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

Time to confront child abuse – Midday

There seems to have been an epidemic of sexual molestation of children in Mumbai newspapers are full of horrifying stories about how children are vulnerable in places where they’re supposed to be safest.… Continue reading