Lifting the Lid – Challenging the Silence

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A collection of stories by and about survivors – challenging the silence.

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Around 24 I realised that it wasn’t normal for little kids to be doing the kind of stuff we’d been doing, but it wasn’t until I got married I had my first flashback to the sexual abuse.” – Awhi’s Story

I was in my early 20’s, in hospital again, the inevitable result of a string of negative and violent relationships. I told a friend a bit about my past and she believed me!! She actually believed me. It was the best thing she could ever have done for me . It’s take a long , long time , but that was the beginning. – Andrew’s Story