Sharing your story as a victim-survivor of child sexual abuse can be an empowering experience. The more we bring this subject into the light and create community awareness, the less stigmatising it will become. However, engaging with the media can be a challenging and confusing experience potentially leading to further harm and trauma. Telling your story in a public forum is a courageous choice. If you have made this decision these guidelines, commissioned by the National office for Child Safety (NOCS), will help guide you and your loved ones through the process.
Full guide: Engaging with media about child sexual abuse: For victims and survivors.
Quick reference guide: Key principles for victims and survivors engaging with the media.