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I Thought It Was Normal

As a child I was sexually abused by my Granddad, I thought it started when I was around 8 but I have since put lots of different pieces together and realized it had been happening since I was about 4 until I was 12. I knew I didn’t like what he was doing but it wasn’t until I was 9 and I read something about it that I realised it was wrong but by then I come to accept it and was too scared to tell anyone. Not scared for me, I was scared if I told, no one would believe me but that he would leave me alone and move onto one of my sisters. One day, just before my 12th birthday, my cousin was visiting and it happened to her, she told straight away but no one was sure if she was telling the truth, then one of my younger sisters, who was… Continue reading »

My Best Friend

He was one of my closest friends and when it happened I was 17 years old and he was 18. I trusted him so much and even my family liked him around, because he became like family. We’d always go on my trampoline and talk for hours. Sometimes I let him come in my room and watch TV and we’d talk about any and everything, but I never let him on my bed. One day he tried to kiss me while we were just chilling and I told him we were just friends. After that I stopped talking to him for a while. I got a boyfriend and lost my virginity to him, and even after 5 years I am still with him. But a year after I dismissed my friend out of my life he texts me and tells me he wished he didn’t ruin our friendship. I reassured him telling him I over… Continue reading »

His Masterpiece

When I was 15 I became very close to my uncle because I felt he was the only one who understood me. I loved him so much. We were best friends and never in a million years did I ever think of him in any other way other than my uncle and best friend. It never crossed my mind that he thought any different than me. He played my love for him against me. I never seen it coming it was a normal day together an he had offered me a drink. I’m not a drinker so with just a couple drinks I wasn’t feeling OK. I played down an he came in acting strange and that was the first time I felt like something is not OK. He would say to me, “What you don’t love me? If you do, you won’t tell.” That kind of talk went on for awhile. I thought he’s… Continue reading »

He Stole Something From Me

In January 2004 I went with my class and other classes of my former school to France for a school trip. We went by bus. It was an ten hour over night drive from Holland without sleep. When we arrived we where all divided by four to share apartments. Later that day we went out to get our skies and other necessary things. The evening was free and my former best friend was willing to spent it in another apartment of our male classmates who where giving a party. I decided to join her. Not even for myself because I was tired. I decided to go for her in case something would happened she won’t be alone. When we arrived at the apartment there was a lot of alcohol, music and just a few people. I accepted a drink(I normally don’t drink alcohol) and my former best friend went in a bedroom with her former… Continue reading »

I Trusted Him

I was 23 when it happened. I was seeing and older man and had been for 7 months. We broke up but remained very good friends, he was my confidant, I thought of him as an older, wiser person I could confide in and seek advice from. At the time I’d just been told I was being made redundant from my job, I was very upset and needed consoling so I went to his house for a chat and a glass of wine. I ended up falling asleep on the couch, and when I woke up I was in his bed with him on top of me. I froze and let it happen. Afterwards I called a cab and went home completely speechless and zombie like. I quizzed him the next day and asked why he did that, his words were ‘don’t you remember instigating it?’ I cut all contact from him from that moment… Continue reading »

The Touches I Felt

Being that I’m much older now I realize all the things that I went through in the past we’re wrong. When I was a child between ages of 5-7 (maybe even before) I was being molested by my older brother who was 4 years older than me. I remember when it first started with him wanting to come into my room and he would make me lay on the floor face down as he slowly humped me for a while. I was confused at the time but never dared tell my parents, I was so young that I didn’t even realize it was something wrong. This became more and more often for my brother as he would call me into his room but soon he started to do more. He would take out his penis right in front of me and force me to take off my clothes so he could rub on me somehow…. Continue reading »

Raped By 6 Policemen

Thirty years ago this March, my entire world was completely shattered after being befriended by a Snr Constable of the N.S.W Police Force & he invited me to his unit to watch a VHS Video of the 1984 Movie “Police Academy”. He knew I was an absolute movie nutter. He lived in the same block of units directly above mine. I had only lived in Sydney since mid January 1985, after moving from a small NSW country town at the age of 20 to seek my ‘fame & fortune’ as an entertainer. My eldest brother was also a copper, a Sgt in the Highway Patrol…so I trusted the Police. I arrived at 8pm (as requested), he gave me a glass of red wine (I usually drank beer) small talk ensued then my head started spinning, I felt nauseous and said “I don’t feel well, I need to go home.” He helped me to my feet… Continue reading »

He Took My Virginity

It is really hard for me to write this but I feel empowered by this website and All the stories I have read here. It took me a while to realize what happened but I think I was raped when I was 17. I met Jon and he was a bit controlling, but I didn’t really think anything of it but after knowing him just two weeks he had always initiated a lot of sexual activity. Two weeks exactly after we met, he had sex with me even though I said I didn’t think I was ready. He said he loved me and I had no reason not to believe him and I feel like I let him have sex with me when I didn’t want it. I don’t know if this is rape or not and I am so confused. It was incredibly painful and he came inside me and made me bleed –… Continue reading »

My Story

After seven years and two children together, I broke up with my boyfriend. I had never really loved him and felt that I had stayed with him because I was weak and on some level I knew that getting away wouldn’t be easy. He harassed me and stalked me after I broke up with him, but I tried to carry on with my life as normal. Hoping that he would get bored and give up soon. One Saturday night I went out with my friends to celebrate our birthdays (three of us were all born in the same week). I saw my ex-boyfriend in the bar that I was in, and he pushed past me almost knocking me over. My friend told me to ignore him so I did, and he left. In the early hours of January 27th, 2013, my brother who was babysitting my sons sent me a message to say that one… Continue reading »

I Didn’t Even Know

I was 12 when that hideous man put his filthy hands on me. It’s been 8 years almost and everyday I suddenly remember what had happened…his name, his face, his voice rings in my ears. He was a relative of my friend. We used to go to his house cause my friend wanted to meet him and get candy or snacks. I tagged along cause he treated us like his children and for the free candy. But I payed a price. Oh I did and I’m forever haunted by it. I think it was the first time Ii went to his house and my friend wanted to watch tv so I did the same. The tv was in his bedroom where we sat on his bed. He lay down, besides him was my friend. He tickled her neck and did the same to me. I was a child. Although I didn’t like that he touched… Continue reading »