Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Month–April 2011

Each one of us has a tale to tell.. Tale of pain and hurt.  Events that change the way we look at ourselves and the people around us, leaving scars that stay forever.  Shouldn’t we look back and wonder if it could have been prevented? Shouldn’t past make us more informed about how to deal with future?

In April, a few bloggers are coming together to share their experiences, thoughts and strategies to deal with CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE. And I am supporting them by being a part of it.

Can just  blogging about it change anything?

I believe this can be the first step, considering the hush-hush nature of this issue. The more we know, the more aware we become.  And that helps in dealing with this major parenting issue (whether you are a parent yourself or a parent’s well-wisher).

So across the month of April 2011, over 40 bloggers in the blogosphere will come together to post on various aspects of Child Sexual Abuse in a bid to create awareness about an issue which affects over 50 per cent of children. This, the Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Month April 2011, will run across their blogs as well as the CSA blog, which will be . In addition to these posts, the CSAAM blog will feature survivor stories, posts by experts and NGOs working in these fields. Through this concerted effort we hope to bring Child Sexual Abuse out of the closet and teach parents how to educate their children about predators, preventing their children from being abused and knowing how to deal with such a situation should it occur. Our children deserve a safe and happy childhood.

So come join us in the effort and Keep your child safe.

If you would like to add to the discussion or know somebody else who would, please note that we welcome entries

The list of topics is available here. Anonymous contributions are accepted and requests for anonymity will of course be honoured. I will probably be hosting at least one guest post and encourage you to do the same for non-blogging friends.

Please remember to send in a mail with all necessary links or just your input to csa.awareness.april@gmail.com so that we can track your contribution and make sure that it is not inadvertently lost or something.

U can also support it simply by adding our the logo of the initiative in your blog’s sidebar. Grab the below code to do so

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