Harper, Ayodele Olabesi          

The Broken Ones: Sexual Abuse and Grief Experiences in Barbados
Abstract: Sexual abuse results in trauma, a pervasive sense of loss and profound grief for females in Barbados. Instrumental to the observed dysfunctions associated with childhood sexual abuse is the intensity of the trauma which further complicates the grieving process when not adequately addressed by the structures established to protect them.

Session #  042, Paper