Tag Archives: Women

Repost: What is Rape Culture?

Rape Culture is the context that supports violence against women. It is a culture in which rape and other sexual violence (usually against women) are common and in which prevalent attitudes, norms, practices, and media condone, normalize, excuse, or encourage sexualized violence. Continue reading

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Repost: How To Prevent Rape

Repeating an older post of mine for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, How To Prevent Rape Continue reading

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Day of Action: What Can You Do?

The Sexual Assault Awareness Month Day of Action (formerly A Day to End Sexual Violence), to be observed in 2010 on Tuesday, April 20 is recognized nationally as a specific day to focus awareness on sexual violence prevention. Continue reading

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Do Colleges Protect Rapists?

NPR and The Center for Public Integrity conducted an investigation of how reports of sexual assault are handled on college campuses and found that colleges almost never expel men even when they are found responsible for sexual assault. Continue reading

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No! The Rape Documentary

No! The Rape Documentary is being screened in Chicago as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Continue reading

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