Kira's Blog – March 2009 Archive (1)

"my rapist was protected in the name of honor."

Fatima contacted the BBC World Service citizen journalism project, Your Story, because she wanted to share her experiences of sexual abuse growing up within a strict Muslim family in Abu Dhabi.



She suffered many years of abuse before she finally told her mother what had been going on.



Fatima is now 26. She lives in the United States of America where she has just been given asylum and citizenship after establishing that she would be in danger if she returned to her home… Continue

Added by Kira on March 27, 2009 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

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