The Need to Speak Out About Child Abuse

by Tanya
(Calgary, Alberta, Canada)

As a domestic abuse survivor and the parent to 2 girls who were sexually abused, I, thank you for providing a site that people can come together and share their stories. Many times the subject(s) are found to be taboo and not many want to talk about it. However, without bringing it out into the open, we would never be able to have the potential to save someone, even 1 person from the pain and humiliation that is felt by many of the abused. We need to continue to speak out, reach out, and show love and compassion to others who need us at the darkest times in their lives.


Thank you




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