Tag Archive: SurvivorSpeak

‘Facing Yesterday’ – A Poem by Anu Elizabeth Roche.

Yesterday, my little girl turned fifteen. She felt her blood soak her clothes, and cried out to her mother, fearing she would die. Only yesterday, the women who told her she was now a… Continue reading

“An Interview with Harish Iyer” – Ruth Prabhu.

“It is not easy.  If you are coming out about abuse now, I think you need to understand that not all will pat your back and applaud you, there will be people who… Continue reading

‘The Age Of Innocence’ by Nishita Jha

THREE YEARS ago, Akshay, a 14-year-old from a posh Delhi school, rolled his eyes at me when I asked him if he was a virgin. “These ideas are outdated man, what’s the big deal… Continue reading

“Impact of therapy in CSA Story 2” by Arpan.

Family background:  I am Vidhyalaxmi. I belong to a conservative middle class family of 6 and we lived in the village for a very long time. Since my parents were unable to fulfill… Continue reading

‘Never Ever’ – A Survivor’s Poem

An innocent angel with moist eyes.. Indulged in silence, loneliness.. Laying in the corner of a room Weeping and wiping away her tears herself Fear wrapping her around like a blanket Memories haunting her like an… Continue reading

“What About Me?” – The Book.

  What About Me? is for men who are helping female partners recover from the trauma of childhood sexual abuse. The book is unique because it’s the end result of the traumatic and trying… Continue reading

“Impact of Therapy CSA story 1” by Arpan.

Family background: I am Neha and come from a middle-class family of 6. My mother is a house wife; while my father was always busy fulfilling the financial needs of the family. Incident:… 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/

‘Our bodies, our selves’ by Nilanjana S Roy

Until we embrace the idea of consent in all relationships, including marriage, there can be no gender equality. Its absence makes discussions on sexual abuse meaningless The man who was my abuser was… Continue reading

CSA Survivor Story – 6

Child Sex Awareness month is here again. I have always believed that the project was about the other, about teaching children, about letting the world know that this is an issue to be… Continue reading