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Dancing on the edge of silence : Steps towards articulating the experience of childhood rape

@inproceedings{Downing2008DancingOT,
  title={Dancing on the edge of silence : Steps towards articulating the experience of childhood rape},
  author={Brenda Downing},
  year={2008}
}
The experience and aftennath of male sexual violence is a lived reality for many girls and women. This qualitative study explores the subjective experience of childhood rape and its long-term impact focusing in particular on the implications of the silencing that continues to surround what is a deeply-felt and traumatic experience with profound life-altering consequences. The study thematically and theoretically reads the subjective experience of childhood rape within current feminist… 

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