Content of Tapu Sjén

Tapu Sjén/Conceal your shame – Surinamese and Incest
Contents

Acknowledgements                                                                            

I           Background

1         The reason why
2         Introduction                                                                                        3         What is incest?
4         The incest taboo
5         Sexual violence as a consequence of the abuse of power
6         Surinamese and incest
7         A historical perspective of (sexual) violence among the Surinamese
8         Sexual violence among the Surinamese

II         A personal history

1         My story          (Indian descent)
2         The beginning 
3         The first two generations
4         Nanie (maternal grandmother)
5         My mother
6         My parents
7         Myself
8         What next…?
9         Life at home
10        Freedom
11        How to go on?
12        Living on my own
13        In the Netherlands
14        In therapy
15        Ondrofeni and sabiso 1 (Experience and wisdom 1)
16        Ondrofeni and sabiso 2 (Experience and wisdom 2)
17        The future


III       Stories of other women (
under pseudonyms)

1         Evelien Pengel (16)                 (African descent)
2         Sarinem Kartopawiro (18)       (Javanese descent)
3         Sheila Doorson (29)                 (African descent)
4         Judith Marengo (28)                (African descent)
5         Marsha Linger (30)                  (African descent)
6         Sushila Sohansingh (39)           (Indian descent)
7         Vera Jones (40)                      (African descent)
8         Yvette Tjon Tjien Joe (56)        (Chinese descent)

IV        Conclusion

1         Dysfunctional (nuclear) family systems
2         Factors conductive to incest and sexual abuse
3         Fighting back or being a victim?


          Glossary
          Bibliography
          Addresses


 

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