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When Should You Blame a Woman For Her Own Rape? Check This Chart

Posted by Artemis on July 19, 2014 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)

http://mic.com/articles/91653/when-is-it-ok-to-blame-a-woman-for-her-rape-check-this-chart

By Elizabeth Plank June 19, 2014

Why is that whenever a woman is raped, we lead with the follow-up questions? What were you wearing? What were you doing? Where were you going? Why were you at his house?

This instinct — to hold women responsible for th...

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Robin Thicke and the Dynamics of Abuse

Posted by Artemis on July 18, 2014 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (0)

http://bellejar.ca/2014/06/23/robin-thicke-and-the-dynamics-of-abuse/

TW for domestic violence, abuse and rape

Robin Thicke is gross.

I mean, we knew that already, of course.

But today he has somehow managed to surpass his former grossitude and shot up through the I Can’t Even atmosphere and into the Outer Space Repository of Hella Gross Dudes.

But what could possibl...

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How terrible is it to be born a girl?

Posted by Artemis on July 16, 2014 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)

By Isobel Coleman

updated 5:45 PM EDT, Fri May 30, 2014

http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/30/opinion/coleman-violence-against-women/index.html

Editor's note: Isobel Coleman is the author of "Paradise Beneath Her Feet" and a senior fellow of U.S. foreign policy at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.

(C...

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Young Women See Sexual Assault As Normal, Report Finds

Posted by Artemis on July 9, 2014 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

The Huffington Post | By Amanda Duberman

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/15/sexual-assault-normal_n_5152569.html?utm_hp_ref=tw

How does a crime committed against nearly 238,000 women a year go unreported 60 percent of the time? According to a new report, many victims of sexual assault may not actually see themselves as victims.

Heather Hlavka, a sociologist at Mar...

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Whose Islam? Whose feminism?

Posted by Artemis on July 2, 2014 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

By Latifa Akay

http://www.feministtimes.com/whose-islam-whose-feminism/

An artist’s depiction of ‘the feminist table’ today would look decidedly different to how it may have looked fifty years ago. Marriage – formerly perceived as a betrayal of the sisterhood – has been normalised, and even arch-enemy num...

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Jill Meagher husband: forget the lone monster myth, society has a role in rape

Posted by Artemis on June 18, 2014 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/18/jill-meagher-husband-forget-the-lone-monster-myth-society-has-a-role-in

Oliver Milman

theguardian.com, Friday 18 April 2014 00.26 EDT

The trivialisation of male violence against women is a staple subject of mirth, says spouse of murdered Melbourne woman

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Study: In business, women value ethics more than men

Posted by Artemis on June 10, 2014 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (0)

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/15/business/women-work-ethics/index.html

By Vanessa Ko, for CNN

May 17, 2013 -- Updated 0218 GMT (1018 HKT)

Men are less bothered by ethical sacrifices if it means more money and higher status

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

• A new study suggests that women a...

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Anger Over Glasgow Club's 'Disgusting' Poster Of Woman Pinned Down By Man's Fist

Posted by Artemis on June 3, 2014 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (0)

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/03/07/club-night-man-fist-womans-face-poster_n_4917379.html?utm_hp_ref=tw

The Huffington Post UK | By Lucy Sherriff

A club night has been heavily criticised after using an advertisement which pictured a semi-naked woman being seemingly pinned down with a male fist in her mouth.

The woman in the poster, which promote...

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Feminism Today: Is It Missing the Point?

Posted by Artemis on May 28, 2014 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/sara-mccorquodale/feminism-missing-the-point_b_4743389.html?utm_hp_ref=tw

Sara McCorquodale

Editor, MyDaily

I'm going to be honest: when it comes to the current wave of feminism, I'm sliding into complete apathy.

Don't get me wrong, I'm a feminist and always will be. But lately, the more I read, the more disheartened I feel.

It s...

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