"I was only six years old when I felt the first blows against my bare skin. "
"He put me over his knee, pulled down my pants and panties, raised her hand and struck and struck and struck, against my little barnstjärt. "
"Took what he could. Despite the fact that I screamed and cried and tried to hold hands."
"But he tore resolutely away my hands. Continued to beat at my red tail who already smarted huge of all kinds. The hand was raised again and again, despite the fact that I shouted and pleaded that he would stop. ”PLEASE STOP! STOP! PLEASE!!! ” "
"the Shock, the panic, the pain, the fear, of course, is something I will never forget. When the battles only continue. Svedan and the pain from the illröda the skin on your butt sitting as well as for always. That is a nasty scar in my mind."
"My crime that triggered the punishment: I been telling. Faced with relatives. If to follow to the station and wave goodbye when they go, despite the fact that it was getting late. But of course it is no crime to children nag."
"the Feeling of a grown man who really just has the task to love me for who I am, beats me to distraction, in my home where I should be safest, without ever asking for forgiveness for it, without ever show remorse, is, of course, absolutely terrible. One of the biggest sveken. A horror that cannot be forgotten. A film that forever etched. "
"The sad part is that I am not alone. On the contrary. Was the fourth child will be physically assaulted by an adult in Sweden. It shows the report ”Violence against children in 2016” with more than 4700 of participating children, a survey Unicef Sweden refers to in the brand new report, ”Illegal but not punishable”, which goes through how Swedish law relates to the crc and shows difficulties to apply the law based on a child rights perspective. "
"How long will the violence be such a big part of so many children's lives? Was the fourth child witness to myself have been physically assaulted. It is, therefore, half a million children in our Sweden get beaten by an adult."
"Was I as I was lying there and feared the next blow? Yes. I ventured to say something to someone else? No. But I know that another adult saw and knew. And nothing did. It was the next betrayal. "
"Many times while growing up fled I to the bathroom, and hurried to lock the door, in fear of violence. It became a part of my life. A way to deal with. To be quick to escape."
"More than 200,000 children will be witnesses to see his dad, or another equivalent one, beat his mother, or another similar woman, showing the same comprehensive report. "
"I am also one of all the witnesses to men's violence against women. She went into my bedroom in the morning, sat on my bed and said:"
"– See what he did to me. "
"Her eye bricked in a jätteblåtira. Another morning was her arm in plaster."
"I was just a girl but rushed up to him and asked: ”What have you done?!”"
"I don't know if my questions has helped. But I felt that he was ashamed. When the anger has drained off. And blåtiran shone through the foundation and the powder in the morning light."
"Like so many, I have also cried and become so terribly angry and sad after seeing the documentary ”Josefin Nilsson – Love me for who I am” on SVT on Josefin Nilsson's terrible fate, where she was so brutally assaulted by a former boyfriend. Old memories of the violence I witnessed and experienced the feel of new."
"And one thing is for sure: We must become better at daring to talk about it that scares. We need to be able to talk about feelings in a way that leads to solutions, without physical or psychological violence."
"We must dare to ask fellow human beings who are victims of violence: What happened? What can I do?"
"Every time we teach our children to talk about feelings, especially the nasty, disappointment, and fear, is a vitally important exercise."
"at least 13 women are killed each year by their partners. One woman in five is subjected to violence by their partners. A partner who was once a child who has not learned to deal with setbacks. Who never got to learn to talk instead of hitting."
"Every time the men themselves show the initiative to smash a stale box is such an important step in the right direction. Thank you Morgan Alling of #krokaarm Thanks Alexander Karim #jagtackarnej"
"Make your effort to stop the violence. Dare to talk about it. For our largest threat to a non-violence world is when words are silenced."
"After a night of violence – of the day, theater. Most of all from my childhood with the violence, I remember the sound of the silence when it was over."
"The hardest moment was the charade that was played in the morning, after a night with the punches and crying. A breakfast table where all would be peace and delight."
" Can you pass the bread?"
" Yeah. What do you have by the way on the schedule today?"