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I have now decided that you will never choose who touches me anymore, everything will now require MY consent. Maybe then my sleepless nights will end.
In Because We Are Girls, one of the sisters, Kira, says, “I was a child!” One can hear how even as an adult how she still yearns for her parents to have taken her seriously, and taken a stand for her and her sisters.
Much worse is the horrid and shocking content that is being uploaded nowadays; the demand for sadistic content is also on a rise.
Unfortunate that it may seem, homes as well as schools, where kids are supposed to be safe, can be the least safe of spaces, and no one should be exempt from caution, no matter who they are.
I realized that this was wrong, that what my uncle was doing to me was not right. The term sexual abuse still hadn't entered my mind. I started feeling ashamed and scared.
He would hug her in front of her parents saying "she is my daughter." He tried to be very friendly with Neerja, would come to her room to chat with her and try and hug her, kiss her unnecessarily, and touch her inappropriately.
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