I Am a Survivor of Sexual Abuse in the Tamil Community

TamilCulture | Posted 10.21.2015 | Canada Living

My experiences of childhood sexual abuse -- of incest -- had stolen many aspects of my life but most importantly, my identity as a Tamil woman. After I moved out, I was shunned not only from my immediate family members, but my uncles, aunts, cousins, distant relatives, family friends -- my Tamil community. It didn't matter to my 19-year-old self why you weren't there for me. The fact of the matter was that you weren't. I felt hurt and abandoned.

Evil Exists, But It Will Not Always Triumph!

Donald D'Haene | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada Living
Donald D'Haene

I knew several things. That I would finally meet my sister. And finally, confirmation of what I had known for two decades: my sister was also sexually abused by our father. Knowing something to be true and finally staring truth in the face is overwhelming. I would never feel the same as I did before that Wednesday morning.

16-Year-Old Boy Gets Probation For Sex With Younger Half-Sister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - A 16-year-old Alberta boy will be on probation for two years for having sex with his younger half-sister.The boy, who cannot be na...