I don’t often publish my articles on my blog, but I want to share this one with you today.
Having a Pap smear is an uncomfortable moment for most women. For survivors of childhood sexual abuse, it’s nothing less than traumatic.
There is not enough help or support for those in this situation, with three out of four women denying themselves life-saving care because the fear of being retraumatised is greater than the fear of cervical cancer.
There needs to be more discussion, more awareness, more understanding, and more care for both victims of sexual abuse and violence and the people who care for them.
This article was incredibly difficult to write, but needs to be read.
Full article over at 10 daily today, link below x