Why Survivors of Sexual Assault Might Have Trouble Cutting Ties With Their Abusers

Hostile social environments, institutional apathy, and a failing legal system keep people in abusive situations.

written by
Sonali Kokra
Nov 23, 2018
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AuthorSonali Kokra

Sonali Kokra is a writer from Mumbai. She writes primarily on women's issues, relationships, culture, and lifestyle. In addition to writing, for the past 10 years, she has been attempting to make round chapattis at her mother's insistence. Currently, she is weirdly obsessed with smocks with pockets.