Did you fall down the steps all by yourself or did you have some help?

She came with her husband. He was the epitome of attentiveness, supporting her as she limped along, quick to perform her every wish. She was covered in bruises. I asked her how she came about her bruises. ‘Oh I fell down the steps.’ Really! I thought a bit skeptically. As I listened to her storyContinue reading “Did you fall down the steps all by yourself or did you have some help?”

Part 5: A Survivor of Sexual Abuse – Nina Ndubuisi.

Not all survivors of sexual abuse show their emotions outwardly. On the one hand, some may appear calm and unaffected by the assault; on the other hand, some survivors become hyper-sexual or promiscuous following sexual attacks—sometimes as a way to reassert a measure of control over their sexual relations (I think this is more me).Continue reading “Part 5: A Survivor of Sexual Abuse – Nina Ndubuisi.”

Part 4: A survivor of Sexual Abuse -Nina Ndubuisi.

  The next morning “aunty” came into my room to wake me up to get me ready for school, that night unknowingly I had wet my bed and “aunty” had slapped me round the head for wetting the bed, I went into the bathroom and brushed my teeth, I sat on the toilet to doContinue reading “Part 4: A survivor of Sexual Abuse -Nina Ndubuisi.”

Part 3: A survivor of Sexual Abuse – Nina Ndubuisi.

As we celebrate the International Women’s Day, we want to remember the real heroes, women all over the world who have gone through tough times and yet hold their head high. Women who refused to bow under incredible pressure and instead determined to make something of their lives despite the odds. On this day, weContinue reading “Part 3: A survivor of Sexual Abuse – Nina Ndubuisi.”

Part 2: A survivor of Sexual Abuse – Nina Ndubuisi.

As we celebrate the International Women’s Day, we want to remember the real heroes, women all over the world who have gone through tough times and yet hold their head high. Women who refused to bow under incredible pressure and instead determined to make something of their lives despite the odds. On this day, weContinue reading “Part 2: A survivor of Sexual Abuse – Nina Ndubuisi.”

A survivor of Sexual Abuse – Nina Ndubuisi -Part 1

As we celebrate the International Women’s Day, we want to remember the real heroes, women all over the world who have gone through tough times and yet hold their head high. Women who refused to bow under incredible pressure and instead determined to make something of their lives despite the odds. On this day, weContinue reading “A survivor of Sexual Abuse – Nina Ndubuisi -Part 1”