On an innocent child’s mind and body are drawn sketches of sexual abuse. The Bad Touch : The True Story of Harish Iyer and other Thrivers of Child Sex Abuse is a compilation of various true child sex abuse stories put together.
Summary of the Book
Call them thrivers not survivors. Most of us recall fond memories when we think about our childhood. But for some, childhood is associated with feelings of pain, guilt and abuse. Harish Iyer, an award winning social activist shared his disturbing story of sexual abuse on Satyamev Jayate, a television show. Harish’s story will leave you in tears and astonishment, as he was abused by his own uncle from the age of seven.
Harish in not the only thriver, there are others. Anurag Khashyap, Jai who is now a 34 year old mother and many such thrivers. These true stories will leave you shocked, frozen and saddened. But lurking behind all this is the responsibility of the immediate family to take signals given out by children seriously. The book is just not a book for the purpose of reading and keeping aside, instead it is a mission to help the survivors and turn them into thrivers. The Bad Touch : The True Story of Harish Iyer and other Thrivers of Child Sex Abuse helps create awareness about child sex abuse.
About Payal Shah Karwa
Payal Shah Karwa is an Indian author and used to previously work in the field of marketing communications and has over 6 years of experience. She has worked for several reputed publications. Karwa has authored the book The Bad Touch : The True Story of Harish Iyer and other Thrivers of Child Sex Abuse.
A must read for your awareness
9 Jul, 2014