Secrecy of Abuse: How Abusers Use Shame

April 7, 2021

Shame is a painful emotion caused by consciousness of guilt; when used by abuser, shame can exert power and control over a victim of abuse, and also discourage them from speaking out. Join Marissa and Nouchee in this important conversation for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), providing real-life examples from our EmPower Luncheon speakers, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey.