CSA FAQ by Arpan Part 2

Disclosure:   Q6.   Why don’t children disclose the abuse immediately? There are many reasons why children do not reveal the incident of abuse immediately or do not disclose it ever. a) In certain… Continue reading


Government school headmaster, teachers accused of sexually abusing 4 minor students Four minor girls of a government school in Rajasthan were allegedly sexually abused by the headmaster and two teachers of the institution… Continue reading

Parents, Know the Way Forward in a CSA Case – Ruth Dsouza Prabhu

The world seemed to stand still for a few moments when four-year-old Anahita* told her mother, Sunidhi, that Siddu uncle had been “playing naked games with her and that it hurt.” All Sunidhi… Continue reading

CSA FAQ by Arpan Part 1

Arpan has sent us a very well compiled FAQ document which we will be posting as a 9 part post. Here is part 1   Introduction Q1. What is Child Sexual Abuse?            Child… Continue reading

Twitter This Week

This week in twitter we have for you Chat With Apran : Ms. Radhika Sharma, manager, healing services, Arpan will be having a holding a twitter chat on 22nd April at 12:30 pm… Continue reading

Iraq moves bill to legalise child marriage and marital rape, sparks fury

A bill before Iraq’s parliament that opponents say legalises child marriage and marital rape has sparked controversy ahead of elections as secular activists face off against the draft law’s backers. The bill, the… Continue reading


Nirbhaya rerun in MP: Minor gang-raped and thrown off moving bus In a shocking reminiscence of Delhi’s Nirbhaya tragedy, a 14-year-old dalit girl in Madhya Pradesh was allegedly gang-raped by five people inside… Continue reading

Wish it were a story – Anonymous

I remember it like it was yesterday. It is now more than 30 years ago that he touched me and yet it seems like it was not too long ago. There I was… Continue reading

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

Orange candies – fictional piece by Rashmi

I am Munna and Mili is my best friend. We are in 3rd standard. We love playing in the park. She likes to play on the swing and I like the slide. So,… Continue reading