Invisible Girls: Speaking the Truth about Sexual Abuse

Binding: Paperback
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ISBN: 9781580058605
Publisher: Basic Books
Language: English
Page Count: 383
Size: 8.23" l x 5.39" w x 1.10"
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A powerful source of healing for teen girls and young women who have experienced sexual abuse, Invisible Girls offers survivors agency and hope in an era when too many girls have suffered alone. Today, teen girls and young women are finally coming out of the shadows with their #MeToo stories.

The statistics are staggering.

In her pioneering work with young survivors through the last thirty years, Dr. Patti Feuereisen has helped teen girls and young women to find their voices, begin healing, and become visible. One in four girls will experience sexual abuse by the time she is sixteen, and 48 percent of all rapes involve a young woman under the age of eighteen. It's not surprising then, that in a society where sexual abuse of young women is rampant, many women never share their stories. They remain hidden and invisible.

In this revised third edition, Dr. Patti's gentle guidance and the girls' powerful stories continue to create an encouraging message: Remarkable healing is possible if girls learn to share their stories in their teens and early twenties. With a new introduction, new preface, new chapters, updated resources, and new afterword, this expanded and revised third edition of Invisible Girls has even more healing to offer girls, young women, and those who care about them.

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