A.N.B.U. will fulfill its objective to raise awareness and open dialogue on childhood sexual abuse through outreach.

Jenny Starke and Tharshiga Elankeeran had the honor of connecting with inspiring individuals that helped carry their voice.


Keynote speech by Jenny, October 25, 2015

CanTYD’s Awards of Excellence Gala

Tharshiga interview with Matt Galloway, December 7, 2015

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Jenny & Tharshiga interview with Ramanan & Lankathas, December 14, 2015


Jenny & Tharshiga interview with Stewart, February 18, 2016

Personal Transformation Radio

Guest speakers at UTSG TSA Discussion Panel: Mind Over Matter, March 16, 2016


Guest speakers at Loving Mothers Taboo Talks & Wellness conference, March 20, 2016

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A.N.B.U. Information Session, April 10, 2016

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Guest speakers for “Making a Difference: Careers in Social Science” by Canadian Tamil Professionals Association  April 23, 2016


Guest speakers at The Gatehouse Transforming Trauma into Triumph conference, April 29, 2016

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Guest speakers at the York University Tamil Symposium, May 7, 2016

A forum where we emphasized our acts of resistance through poetry (click on our pictures to read our story)


Guest speaker at the The Gatehouse – Transformative Social Change Symposium, May 30, 2016

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Spreading ANBU at Men’s Services for Mental Health Verty Party, June 4, 2016


Guest speakers at the Global Symposium on Violence Prevention, June 23, 2016


Spreading ANBU at TC turns 5 celebration, September 17, 2016


ANBU seeks to identify different modalities to promote healing and empowerment. Spoken word has been a creative path utilized by the founders. On September 22, 2016, Tharshiga was invited to perform a unique piece she created for Interim place.


Guests at the Transformative Social Change Symposium, November 5-6 2016

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and we continue to grow…

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