Category: Gender Violence
Hobart & William Smith Colleges does a Steubenville
Before one even begins to discuss the root causes of rape– the personal motivations, the sociocultural beliefs and practices that may attribute to the act; one has to realize and acknowledge that rape is a brutal act of violence
How Did the FBI Miss Over 1 Million Rapes?: Systematic undercounting of sexual assaults in the US disguises a hidden rape crisis. Earlier this month, a 911 dispatcher in Ohio was recorded telling a 20-year-old woman who had just been raped to “quit crying.” After she provided a description of her assailant, the caller went on to say, Read more…
The Feminist Battle of the Story in the Wake of the Isla Vista Massacre
The UCSB shooting, Ray Rice and a culture of violence against women
Why are we denying the existence of a pattern?
“Violence doesn’t have a race, a class, a religion, or a nationality, but it does have a gender”
The horrific story of the kidnapping of nearly 300 girls from their school in Borno Province, northeastern Nigeria, by the Boko Haram terrorist group has again underlined the problem of violent fundamentalism in Africa
Why should we fear talking about the socialization process by which boys and men are trained to see themselves as powerful over women and to see women as sexual objects?
Sexual assault is a major issue on college campuses across the country