Category: Media Room

‘Only rape amounts to sex abuse, boys can’t be victims’ – Times Of India
MUMBAI: Only penetration is sexual abuse and boys cannot be subject to such a crime: There are the two most common misconceptions among parents, showed a survey by Podar Institute [...]
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Silences and Safe Spaces: Therapeutic Help for Child Sexual Abuse Survivors – Sparkthemagazine.com
Addressing an issue as prevalent as child sexual abuse is often a daunting task. The patriarchal structure of our society is such that those lower in the power hierarchy (in this [...]
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Child sexual abuse: When home is no safe haven – DNA
Contrary to their image as protectors, fathers and uncles have emerged as the top violators in cases of child sexual abuse, a study by NGO Arpan has revealed. The organisation [...]
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Child sex victims prefer to keep mum: Study – DNA
Perpetrators of child sexual must get punished, but most survivors dread about the matter being reported, thanks to lack of awareness and sensitivity in the society. This startling revelation is [...]
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Arpan’s research on mandatory reporting – Yahoo.com
One day, as you’re playing with your best friend’s son, a child you’ve known since he was a mere tadpole in your friend’s belly, you notice something’s wrong. The normally [...]
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‘Fewer cases of sexual abuse of boys reported’ – Times of India
MUMBAI: If the media is a mirror to society, how well does Mumbai’s media reflect the prevalence of child sexual abuse in the world around us? An analysis of news [...]
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‘Kids abused mostly by persons they trust most’ – Times of India
NAGPUR: Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) had always been there and continues to exist both at home and institutions. But the bias towards the issue in society has always kept it [...]
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Arpan saving children from sexual abuse – DNA
Rape has now become the ‘it’ thing to talk about; I guess the same will apply for child sexual abuse once it manages to grab headlines.” With those words reeking [...]
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Experts come together to discuss how to deal with child sexual abuse – DNA
“A mother once approached the school when she saw red marks around her two-year-old daughter’s vagina and thought that she was being abused in the school bus, because that was [...]
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