psychology · type writer

Male sexual abuse: A myth or fact?

Originally published on Express tribune There is a common myth about sexual abuse. Many people believe that boys cannot be abused and even if they are, they argue that sexual abuse is less harmful to boys than to girls. This myth also implies that boys and men cannot be sexually abused because they are better able to… Continue reading Male sexual abuse: A myth or fact?

psychology · type writer

Child abuse: Silence is never the solution, be a fighter!

originally published on The express tribune To me she was an ordinary girl ─ every teacher’s favourite, scoring perfect marks in all the exams. Looking at her, I never realised that behind this perfect pretty face lived a tormented girl who held a dark secret. Behind her inscrutable face was a girl who constantly screamed… Continue reading Child abuse: Silence is never the solution, be a fighter!