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Women who support the #MeToo movement must take sexual assault accusations against Asia Argento just as seriously

The #MeToo movement has shed light on a damaging culture of sexual abuse within the entertainment industry, and allowed for a wider conversation about sexual abuse encountered day-to-day. Dozens of women spoke out about being abused by Harvey Weinstein, many of them emboldened by Asia Argento, who spearheaded the movement. So it was hard to […]

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Trying to make sense of it all

When I was eight years old, I was targeted by a group of predatory paedophiles who subjected me to 18-months of horrific sexual abuse. Like almost all survivors, I was too ashamed and scared to tell anyone what had happened…not my parents, friends or family.   Where I am today My life has been one […]

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National Conference: Reducing the Impact of Abuse on Mental Health

Second National Conference Sexual Abuse & Mental Health  Reducing the impact of abuse on mental health Monday 12th November 2018, London Following the June 2018 government commitment to ensuring victims of sexual abuse will receive a lifetime of mental health care to cope with the trauma, this conference focuses on the important issue of sexual abuse […]

CPR_SurvivorsUK

Self CPR and pitons

My breakdown, when I hit the wall, was about 3 years ago; since then I have been in recovery. The ‘wall’ was the realization I had been abused as a child. When I say ‘realisation’ I mean … I mean an all-consuming melt down (I could attempt to re-iterate this last sentence too but I […]

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Suicide is not worth it, life is always better

I have started watching Thirteen Reasons Why on Netflix. I feel inspired by the show to write this blog, to tell my story, to prevent others from committing suicide. I want to tell people who are suffering from guilt, depression, loneliness etc. that life does get better, and that it is worth living it. However, […]

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