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This PSA About Child Sexual Abuse Is Dark, Beautiful And Very Necessary

It teaches children how to talk about the experiences they're told to keep secret. Trigger warning for sexual abuse.

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Childline is a Mumbai-based organization that exists to support Indian street children in distress.

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It provides the country's first toll-free tele-helpline for street children. As of March 2013, Childline had serviced a total of 27 million calls, responding to incidents as varied as abuse, battery, and illness.

She uses diagrams and simple language to explain what constitutes sexual assault, and how children should respond to situations in which they are uncomfortable.

The above graphic teaches children which zones on their body are "unsafe" for somebody else to touch.

The video was made as a PSA for teachers and parents to show their children, to initiate a conversation that has always been as difficult as it is necessary.

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Producer and writer Kireet Khurana said, of Komal, "We want the film to be the benchmark on Child Sexual abuse communication and be shown all over the country for many years to come." It was released in English as well as several Indian dialects.