Challenging Fears & Fallacy To Fight Sexual Abuse

The day I left home for university in London, my mother looked at me and, after taking in a tight breath of air, warned me not to let anyone into my rented room, especially male students. It was a baffling rule that didn’t have any foundation in the real world and demonstrated more about her…

Sex, Fear and Unexpected Bravery: Embrace Every Challenge

I was fifteen years of age and I’d finished that evening’s homework. My knees stung as I knelt on a patch of thick, swirling red carpet in the corner of our sitting room hidden from the rest of the family by the dense shadow that always clung to one side of the bookshelf. They guessed…