From survivor to leader: My journey

I am many things. I am a professional, a movie buff, a traveller, a daughter, a friend. I am also a child sexual abuse survivor. At age 10, I was abused by an elder man known to my family. It took me two decades to understand and trust that this experience does not define who I am, even though it played an important role bringing me to where I am today.

Healing is Resilience | Rhea’s Story

Why do we use the word survivor for a person who has faced sexual violence? We often hear of a debate around the terminology of ‘victim’ or ‘survivor’, and whether the latter devalues the victims who don’t survive sexual violence. ‘Why do civil society organisations get broiled in these semantic battles?’, some of you may have wondered. Today I would like …

Healing is Acknowledgment | Bipin’s Story

CSJ seeks to raise $25000 or INR 17 Lakh, through the True Justice Heals campaign. With just one week remaining for the campaign to end, help us bring healing to survivors of sexual abuse, and to children who have caused harm and now want to make amends. Donate now through our website or to our campaign on Ketto.  Growing up in a volatile household which is …

Healing is Listening | Nafisa’s Story

CSJ seeks to raise $25000 or INR 17 Lakh, through the True Justice Heals campaign. With just ten more days remaining for the campaign to end, help us bring healing to survivors of sexual abuse, and to children who have caused harm and now want to make amends. Donate now through our website or to our campaign on Ketto. Nafisa is …

Healing is Sensitivity | Dimple’s Story

Between now and 23rd May,  CSJ seeks to raise $25000 or INR 17 Lakh, through the True Justice Heals campaign. Help us bring healing to survivors of sexual abuse, and to children who have caused harm and now want to make amends. Donate now through our website or to our campaign on Ketto Dimple (name changed) came to Delhi in 2018 to get an education. …