Poetry Magazine’s Landays: Poetry of Afghan Women http://bit.ly/12raltn I call. You’re stone. One day you’ll look and find I’m gone. The teenage poet who uttered this folk poem called herself Rahila Muska. She lived in Helmand, a Taliban stronghold and one of the most restive of Afghanistan’s thirty-four provinces since the U.S. invasion began on October 7, 2001. Muska, like many...read more
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Women hit back at India’s rape culture A self-defence group in Lucknow have a simple message to the men who make their lives a misery – stop it, or else The male tormentor of the young women of the Madiyav slum did not spot the danger until it was too late. One moment he was taunting them with sexual suggestions and provocations; the next they had hold of his arms and legs and had hoisted...read more
Hundreds of children have been arrested in the North over sex crimes, with experts blaming online pornography A shocking number of children have been arrested in connection with sex crimes in the North, with experts blaming online pornography. In some cases those arrested were as young as six, a Sunday Sun investigation has revealed. Our probe shows how almost 500 children aged 17 and under were...read more
Finally, a beautiful young woman who will be able to make this lesson stick. Thank You Caroline Heldman especially for quoting much of lines Media Watch has used for decades about the importance of recognizing sexual objectification and, of course, the END.. which I won’t spoil for you .. WATCH IT It is unfortunate that within our surface-oriented culture the majority are unable and...read more
Number of States in Which Rapists Can Sue For Custody & Visitation Rights — 31 — & Other Shocking Rape Facts
From Alternet by Soraya Chemaly Remember facts? Remember facts about rape? Because it turns out that a whole lot of people know less than nothing about the subject. Indeed what they think they know is a whole lot of something that is wrong and dangerous to our heath, safety and well-being. Republican Representative Richard Mourdock’s recent “ misspeaking ” is...read more