Shauna’s story: My child was conceived in rape

Shauna Prewitt felt like a terrible rape victim. At 21 her darkest secret was that the life growing within her made her look forward to the future. She says it’s possible for women who have been raped to love the child conceived in rape but we live in a culture where these children are still referred to as “a monster’s child” or “a rapist’s child”. Here she makes it clear her daughter is neither of these. She is her child.