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Art and how it is used by survivors

Art and how it is used by survivors

The word ‘trauma’ comes from a Greek word, which means ‘wound’. Even though in Greek terminology it quite literally means a wound, the word ‘trauma’ is now used in a psychological way now. It can be described as ‘a deeply distressing or disturbing experience’. PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) can be described as a psychiatric disorder …

Healing and the ways we can cope

Healing and the ways we can cope

Healing from a trauma as great as sexual abuse is not at all an easy task. Among so many other emotions, there is fear, pain, and shame that one needs to deal with. The shame mostly comes from the unfortunate and unfair cultural stigmas attached to sexual assault and rape, which can become a huge …

Womxn in Pakistan: realities, justice, and harm

Womxn in Pakistan: realities, justice, and harm

Patriarchy is a horrible vice that has plagued many nations, including ours. Womxn have suffered needlessly at the hands of this villain for too long now, for it is a part of every house, locality and city that you may have the misfortune of visiting. Recent public outcries have made a lot of harassment, abuse, …