Month: February 2013

Determining factors in Recovery from Rape and Sexual assault

(Rape Trigger warning) I was rather disturbed to read a recent newspaper article stating that certain sections of the police force in the UK had been encouraging rape victims to drop cases in order to keep statistics on the good side. READ.  This is horrifying and makes a mockery of the “serve and protect” stance taken…

The Mental Torment of Sexually Abused Children

TRIGGER WARNING : If you are uncomfortable reading about sexual abuse, please do not read further. It is estimated that up to fifty percent of sexual abuse victims who receive medical treatment after episodes of abuse carry no physical scars at all. However, it is also estimated that all of them will carry the mental scars…

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