Campaign to end child sexual abuse
Some of our Transformation family have written their personal stories to share with and encourage others.
These are true stories, but not their real names or real photos:
“It has always happened, I thought it was normal.”
“When we got outside, he forced me to the ground and raped me, I was so scared, like I said, I was a really late developer, and I didn’t even know what had happened. “
“It has not been plain sailing since then, but compared to how I lived before and how alone and hostile I felt and was, I am a million miles from that place today.”
“I was drugged, beaten, and sexually abused by someone I classed as a friend.”
“I desperately wanted to step away from my normal life and go to a place where I could fully express the turmoil of emotions I was going through.”
“In all the years she kept telling “professionals” that her mother was still having her raped, none of them did anything to provide her with a place of safety away from her mother.”
A touching poem, ‘Why mother, why?’ by Althea Butler (real name)
A poem written by Althea, on behalf of another survivor.