Aug 5, 2022 10:30 EDT
CALGARY, Alberta, August 5, 2022 (Newswire.com)
An estimated 1 in 3 girls and 1 in 5 boys will be sexually abused before the age of 16. This statistic became a reality for Andy Bhatti at age 10 after he joined a youth mentorship program. Andy was paired with a mentor who sexually abused him for over four years. The abuse led to him acting out – getting into fights, running away, lying, stealing, doing drugs, and joining a life of crime and gangs.
Today, Andy Bhatti is the founder of Survivors Supporting Survivors, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and resources for survivors of childhood victimization. The funds raised through charity events and public campaigns help victims of…