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    Posted on 9 Oct 2015

    Adult Survivors Of Child Sexual Abuse Are Speaking Up In This New Video Series

    "I felt that if I told someone, they were going to view me as someone weak."

    "The Survivor Chronicles" is a new series by the Bachpan Bachao Andolan where adult survivors of sexual abuse talk about the trauma they endured.

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    Bachpan Bachao Andolan (Save The Child Movement) is an India-based child rights movement. Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi laid its foundation in 1980 in India.

    In its first instalment, Vijay (alias), 46, talks about the incident that changed his life in several ways.

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    About 30 years ago, Vijay was molested by his eye doctor. He kept it a secret for a long time, all the while blaming himself for not doing anything about it. He dealt with a mix of shame and a fear of being seen as weak by people. Vijay's wife only found out 17-18 years into their marriage.

    And he had a few things to tell parents and children about the possible prevention of such incidents.

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