Flashbacks come and go for Shaya, and she thinks they’ll eventually taper off. She takes a medication that helps reduce dreaming even though sleep, at times, can be hard to come by. Shaya, whose real name is being withheld to protect her identity, was raped and sexually abused by her father for seven years, and when the crime first came to light, no one in her family believed her. Today she’s in her 20s and in college with plans for a better future and a set of tools she uses to cope with her pain.
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By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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