Why I Broke My Silence?
We all have our stories and I have mine. My name is Jeeti Pooni I was raped by an older male cousin at 11 years old. My sisters Kira and Salakshana were also sexually assaulted by this man. One of my female cousins also came forward. I broke my silence on September 6, 2009. At that time I was 37 years old, had been married for 10 years and a mother of a six year old daughter. I broke my silence because family members blamed my sisters and I for the abuse and I could not accep