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Here's how one MN lawmaker is bringing indigenous women into the gendered violence conversation

In Minnesota, the intersection of gender and race can be a death sentence for you and your loved ones. What’s more is that there isn’t nearly the amount of data needed to get a good grasp on the problem. 334 more words

Activism

This one's for the mothers: #IWD2018

Pigs are still in the headlines – male chauvinist pigs, sexist pigs, disgusting pigs and so on. Wherefore art thou chivalrous pig, trustworthy pig, decent pig, female pig? 841 more words

Feminism

Gendered Violence - Linking Local and Global Perspectives

On Friday 27 October 2017 a group of around 30 academics, domestic violence support workers and men’s behaviour change specialists met in Brisbane, Australia to consider the topic of ‘gendered violence – linking local and global perspectives’. 1,043 more words

Criminal Law

"Maybe she was flattered?" Fatness and gendered violence

In this post I want to build on Tracy Royce’s paper ‘The Shape of Abuse: Fat Oppression as a Form of Violence Against Women’ to bring attention to the ways in which fatphobia informs, intersects with and perpetuates rape myths and sexual violence against women. 760 more words

Fat Studies

Marital Rape, Let's talk about it!

Margaret Schuler- “Understanding the phenomenon of gender violence requires an analysis of the patterns of violence directed toward women and the underlying mechanisms that permit the emergence and perpetuation of such violence… 387 more words

'That means he likes you...' - Mini Post

When little boys hurt little girls we often tell the girls ‘he must like you’! This post will unpack why this is problematic and how it can lead to women accepting abusing relationships in their adult lives. 192 more words

Gender Studies

Don't Shoot the Messenger

In lieu of the latest scandals involving men in positions of power, abusing their power, I have thought deeply and tried to remain objective. When we use one another’s pain as a platform for political agency alone, we perpetuate the very dominant systems we seek to transcend. 848 more words