Inspiring Change – International Women’s Day, 2014
How do we as individuals and as an agency inspire change? At Halton Women’s Place we do so through our activities on a daily basis. 447 more words
Last class, we talked about rape culture – what that means and how our media and daily conversation often support victim-blaming and slut-shaming, and perpetuate and normalize acts of violence against women. 356 more words
Despite protests between pro-Ukraine forces against Russia’s hold on Crimea, a pro-Russian force opened fire while seizing a Ukrainian military base in Crimea on Monday. NATO announced reconnaissance flights along its eastern frontiers as confrontation around the Black Sea peninsula showed no sign of easing. 307 more words
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I wonder what the threshold or criterion is supposed to be for when something is extreme enough for consent not to be an excuse? Is there any objective, non-question-begging definition of how much harm is too much to consent to?
Colm Dempsey’s Violence Against Women 365 International Poster Exhibition, now in its tenth year of touring, visited Dumbarton Women’s Refuge as part of their International Women’s Day 2014 celebrations. 903 more words
En el Día Internacional de la Mujer, y en el marco del vigésimo aniversario de la adopción de la Convención para Prevenir, Sancionar y Erradicar la Violencia contra la Mujer (Convención de Belém Do Pará, 1994) 116 more words