Tag Archive: ExpertSpeak

‘Being okay with child sexual abuse’ by Vidyut

It is no coincidence that the ordinance the government pulled out of its hat did not include child marriage. Child marriage is still quite prevalent in India, and it would make orthodox patriarchs… Continue reading

Child Sexual Abuse and Law.

Excerpts from Dr. Asha Bajpai’s chapter on ‘Child Sexual Abuse and Law’ A form of child sexual abuse in India are child marriages. In Rajasthan on Akshya Tritiya day which is popularly known… Continue reading

‘Why are our children not safe at school?’ by Kiran Manral

Most parents choose to play down an incident of sexual abuse even if it does come to their notice, fearing that their child would be impacted negatively from the reactions of those around… Continue reading

CSAAM 2013 – Tweets from the chat with Svati Bhatkal.

Q . @content_rules : To start with, Svati, could you tell us why the SMJ team took up CSA as one of the topics for the show. #CSAAM A. @CSAawareness It’s a widespread… Continue reading

Child Sexual Abuse Warning signs.

What to watch out for in children: Acting out in an inappropriate sexual way with toys or objects Nightmares, sleeping problems Becoming withdrawn or very clingy Becoming unusually secretive Sudden unexplained personality changes,… Continue reading

Child Sexual Abuse: Break the Silence.

Who can forget the powerful episode on Child Sexual Abuse in Satyamev Jaate last year by Aamir Khan? Here is the video if you have nt watched it. – http://www.satyamevjayate.in/issue02/

Making Daughters Safe Again: Annual Retreat.

Making Daughters Safe Again, a non-profit organization for mother-daughter sexual abuse survivors has an annual retreat coming up in April, in NJ, USA. The following link will provide you with information on the… Continue reading

Researching Child Sexual Abuse in India.

An upcoming event at the University of Edinburgh. Researching Child Sexual Abuse in India: Methodology and Findings Speaker(s): Shubhada Maitra (Tata Institute of Social Sciences) Date and Time: 3rd Apr 2013 17:00 – 18:30 Location: Seminar Room 3,… Continue reading

What is Child Sexual Abuse?

There is no universal definition of child sexual abuse. However, a central characteristic of any abuse is the dominant position of an adult that allows him or her to force or coerce a… Continue reading

Twitter Chat on CSA.

Svati Bhatkal, Co director and Head of Field Research, Satyamev Jayate will join us for a twitter chat on their Child Sexual Abuse research and episode on 1st April, 2013 between 12 noon to… Continue reading