It seems every time I go on Facebook, open my email or watch the news these days there’s another domestic violence story. This is triggering for me because, well, any of those stories could have been about me. 2,143 more words
The structural nature of male-pattern violence towards women and girls. Not only does it reinforce the sex hierarchy in general, thus benefitting non-violent males as well, but it is reinforced by male-centred media institutions, police and governments, whose words and actions deny how this gendered violence fits in centrally to this socio-political system. A great round-up and explanation about the #mysteryismisogyny hashtag campaign by Lily Munroe, who is also counting murdered women.