"Men throw acid on us because men are angry with us for ending relationships and for refusing sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, proposals of marriage, demands for dowry. They throw acid on us for attending schools, for not wearing Islamic veils, for not behaving well, for speaking too much, for laughing loudly" Taslima Nasreen #SAAfacts Young girls and women between the ages of 14 to 27 are the common victims of #AcidViolence #StopAcidAttacks
ONE BILLION RISING- It is a shocking disgrace that one-third of all women and girls will be raped or beaten in their lifetimes. This beautiful and inspiring short film is a call for all of us to stand with those 1 billion women on Feb. 14 and beyond.
This slam poet went to a restaurant and the man behind the counter taking her order asked if she could "deep throat". Here is her response.