Men and women need to work together to achieve equality and end harmful gender stereotypes. Watch Emma Watson’s full speech here: http://nar.al/2ng
It’s On Us:
To RECOGNIZE that non-consensual sex is sexual assault.
To IDENTIFY situations in which sexual assault may occur.
To INTERVENE in situations where consent has not or cannot be given.
To CREATE an environment in which sexual assault is unacceptable and survivors are supported.
Because of course she was.(via wilwheaton)
“kill myself” was the most common answer when they contemplated the possibility of life as a girl
Yeah, tell me again how misogyny “isn’t real” and men and boys actually “love”, “like” and “respect the female sex”? This is how deep misogynistic propaganda runs in this world. Men and boys are so viscerally contemptuous of anything or anyone who/that is female or feminine, or perceived to be female or feminine, that they would rather commit suicide than to be associated with— or become a member of— the female sex. As Germaine Greer said, “women have no idea how much men hate them.”
they would rather die then be treated how they treat us
A teacher at the local high school in my town has been fired because he’s under investigation for allegedly taking upskirt photos of his students. Among the arguments on Facebook about whether or not he’s guilty, I found these wonderful comments. Because it’s always the victim’s fault, right?
Since 1998, the Center for Reproductive Rights has produced the World’s Abortion Laws map to visually compare the legal status of abortion across the globe. The interactive map is updated in real time to keep pace with changes in how countries are protecting – or denying – reproductive freedom.