On average, 90, 000 women are raped in the UK every year, 250, every day. 1 in 200 women are raped in a year. Over 75% of victims know their rapist.
It's a shame that I was part of the 25%. But maybe, sometimes, the bad things have to happen for the good things to be created. I shouldn't have gone to the party. No, I'm glad I did, it was fun, I should have asked for a lift home, not find my own way.
I'm Anna Michelle Diya, a proud African and on that November night, on my way back from my friend's 18th birthday, thinking of my own a few months away, I was... Well, I suppose you can guess that. That night was the worst thing that ever happened to me...and the best.