Christina’s Story

With 60 billion messages sent via Facebook messenger and whatsapp a day, one may believe the world is chatting about all things, of all natures. Sadly, we’re not. Rape is certainly one of the top avoided topics and will continue to be avoided, just like past generations kept it all in and refused to TALK ABOUT IT . 

 Christina always felt safe at her parent’s house, a place she had been hundreds of times with the people who she loved the most, her family. She never expected to be violated by a family member and she certainly never even thought about if certain family members would believe her about something so serious as sexual assault. Christina joined the 321,500 adults who are yearly victimized by sexual assault; a statistic she never ever thought she would be joining . 

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