violence against women and girls

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 ›