we are all
a work in progress…

We are a volunteer peer led group of women / femme survivors of child sexual abuse based in Hong Kong.  Our aim is to provide a community for English speaking women who would like a safe place to talk to others who are in the process of healing.

Why did I start this group?

I’m a survivor too.  A couple years into therapy and enjoying working toward understanding myself and creating an even more free life for myself.  In 2019 I founded TALK when I couldn’t find any English support groups. I am not a therapist and can’t offer you professional psychological support but I can offer you the power and comfort of fellowship – join us!

Who is this group for?

Adult women or feminine identifying people who experienced sexual abuse as a minor
Would like to supplement their avenues for healing from their abuse

Under 16 years old when the assault happened (HK)

45%

involved a perpetrator that is a family member or relative

30%

were living with the perpetrator when the assault happened

13years

delay their reporting for assistance for 4,814 days (1.2 yrs if over 16)

vulnerable situation for children and female teenagers

From a report by RainLily, a Hong Kong sexual violence crisis centre, reviewing their cases from 2000-2018.

learning facts is first step to preventing child sexual abuse

Statistics from a Darkness to Light, an American non-profit committed to empowering adults to prevent child sexual abuse.

10% of children will be sexually abused (USA)

15%

1 in 7 girls (1 in 25 boys) will be sexually abused before 18

90%

know their abuser

62%

of child victims don't tell

7% suffered sexual assault in childhood (UK)

>10%

10%+ of women (3% of men) in England & Wales

>90%

of sexually abused children were abused by someone they knew

12.5%

1 in 8 victims come to the attention of statutory authorities

Most sexual abuse isn’t reported

From the UK’s leading national charity The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC) and government reports.

See & Do

Podcast | Hong Kong Confidential: Surviving Sexual Assault 660 661 TALK Hong Kong

Podcast | Hong Kong Confidential: Surviving Sexual Assault

Event | Sound Bath Session | 20 Jun 2020 1080 984 TALK Hong Kong

Event | Sound Bath Session | 20 Jun 2020

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