"I am not the sum of what I have been through but rather what I have accomplished and yearn to be." - Jenny Starke
A.N.B.U. அன்பு, which loosely translates to Love in Tamil, stands for Abuse Never Becomes Us. A.N.B.U. is a Toronto-based not-for-profit community organization that works with survivors of childhood sexual abuse within the Tamil community.
95 per cent of child sexual abuse victims know their perpetrator.*
* Source: Child Sexual Abuse (The Canadian Badgley Royal Commission, Report on Sexual Offences Against Children and Youths), 1984. (pg. 215-218).
1 in 3 girls and 1 in 6 boys experience an unwanted sexual act.**
** Source: Child Sexual Abuse (The Canadian Badgley Royal Commission, Report on Sexual Offences Against Children and Youths), 1984. (pg. 175)
We stand together today in solidarity, strength and power to create awareness and open dialogue on childhood sexual abuse.
Co-founder & Director