We live in a world where rape culture exists. I said it! No pussy footing around it. And women are victims. Too often women are scoffed at when they bring this up. “Not all men” they say. “Don’t drink so much” they warn. “Stop dressing like a slut” they judge.
We need to look no further than this photo project to show that women constantly feel scared, and this will not change until the culture does. These women were given … Keep Reading!!!
Sarah Teale, journalist for BBC Radio Nottingham, was doing a report about a new sexual harassment study when, as if on cue, a passerby makes obscene sexual comments at her. She handled it professionally and let the moment make the point for her.
BBC journalist Sarah Teale gets sexual obscenities shouted at her while filming a report about harassment of women…
Posted by BBC Radio Nottingham on Friday, September 25, 2015
Thanks, random stranger, for proving a point many … Keep Reading!!!
Leaving an abusive situation can be extremely scary and difficult. Meathead Movers, based in California, are doing their part to help victims of domestic-abuse get out safely and are issuing a challenge to other business to help out as well.
Aaron and Evan Steed founded the company in 1997, while in high school. Their fee back then was what you’d expect from 2 high school kids – $20 and a pizza. Since then they have gone a bit more … Keep Reading!!!
QuikTrip is a chain of gas stations and convenience stores. But they set themselves apart by being community oriented. QuikTrip teams up with many different organizations to help the communities they are located in. One of those organizations is National Safe Place.
The Safe Place sign is posted at every QuikTrip and indicates that the location provides access to immediate support for anyone in danger. If you are experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, are a lost child, … Keep Reading!!!
Here in the United States, domestic violence has been in the spotlight recently with the myriad accusations leveled against current and former NFL players, celebrities such as Bill Cosby and stories about “pick up artists” like Julien Blanc. However, as described in a recent 5-part journal series by The Lancet, awareness of the problem does not translate into prevention or action. The journal elucidates a call to action plan for policy makers that includes the aforementioned allocation of … Keep Reading!!!