Not All Women In The 1800′s Were For Women’s RightsNot all women believed in equality for the sexes. Women who upheld traditional gender roles argued that politics were improper for women. Some even insisted that voting might cause some women to...
Men’s rights activists don’t organize marches; they don’t build shelters or raise funds for abused men; they don’t organize prostate cancer-awareness events or campaign against prison rape. What they actually do, when they’re not simply carping in comments online, is target and harass women—from feminist writers and professors to activists—in an attempt to silence them. - White Hot Rage
On this day in 1972, Angela Davis was acquitted by an all-white jury after spending 18 months in prison on kidnap, murder, and conspiracy charges. A scholar and civil rights and women’s rights activist, Davis was involved with the Student Non-Violent Coor
This isn't justice. There are 832% more women in prison now than in 1977. Black women are incarcerated 3 times more than white women. 1 in 25 will give birth shackled in prison. 75% are domestic violence survivors. 1 in 10 will be sexually assaulted in prison. 82% are survivors of severe child abuse. SHARE if you think its time to stop criminalizing women and survivors.
When the women were protesting in front of the white house, they were arrested for "obstructing traffic" and were taken to the Occoquan (VA.) Women's Prison where they were considered criminals and treated cruel.