Sshh! How India Ignores Child Rape Survivors: Malathi’s Monster

When the trauma after a rape is so severe that it causes a loss of memory, what does recovery look like? And what if your rapist is someone you know & trust?

Through real-life stories of child rape survivors, The Quint is focusing on specific lacunae in combating child sexual abuse in India — including scarcity of qualified professionals for counselling, legal loopholes and lack of financial support for the child rape survivor. Read the first part of the series here.

This is the story of 16-year-old Malathi. read more…

Source: The Quint