Sobering thoughts on the eve of International Women’s Day. Trigger warning for descriptions of violence against women and children.
violence against women and girls
Because portraying violence against women is so edgy, doncha know?
Warning: the image in the linked article may be triggering for some readers. Stickers you can put on your luggage to make it easily identifiable? Good idea. Silly stickers like blocks of cocaine or dildos? Juvenile and likely to have… Read More ›
Press Release from Equality Now
Remember the RapeLay video game, written about by Melissa and Cara back in February? Equality Now has been working to persuade Japan to uphold its obligations under UN conventions with respect to material that normalises and/or promotes violence against women and girls.
White Ribbon Day
is tomorrow. ThirdCat has more details. UPDATE 29 November: In response to Jillaroo in comments, I’ll link to the discussion over at LP to the White Ribbon Day post I put up there – the thread became a trainwreck very… Read More ›
Whitewashing and white ribbons
Helen and Cristy both have absolute crackers of posts up regarding the widespread misogyny informing various religious and conservative thinkers who are coming out with variations of “but maybe the mad mufti had a point about you wimmin and your… Read More ›