Of monsters and men

A young rape survivor shares her experience of dealing with the trauma of sexual violence One of the most prevailing myths about sexual violence, such as rape and sexual assault, is that the people who commit such crimes...

Behind closed doors

While intimate partner violence is publicly condemned, there is still a tendency to place blame on the victims. Two women tell their stories of why they stayed in abusive relationships and what made them leave “Nothing...
Refuse abuse

Ending violence against women

The United Nations has earmarked November 25th as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Priya Kulasagaran looks at the depth of the phenomenon, and speaks to survivors of such violence Whil...

Being a bully

While much has been written about the suffering of victims, what is it that drives bullies to unleash torment onto others? Two former bullies offer their experiences of what drove them to victimise their fellow schoolmat...

The trauma of being a victim

Former victims of bullying speak out about what it felt like to go through daily abuse and torment and how it has affected them “I used to feel absolute dread every Sunday evening at the thought of the next day,” say...