I was just talking about this with my mother. We, sadly, live in a society that blames the victim. She let herself get too drunk. If she dresses like that she was "asking for it". It's her fault for walking alone at night in THAT neighborhood. It makes me sick as a person. The Women, Girls Power, Quotes About Women, Feminism Quotes, Women In India, The Dresses, Rape Quotes, India Men, Dresses Codes
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Brave women have fought for women's equality since 1848. Our right to vote wasn't even won until 1920, and there is so much more. The history of women's rights is long and rich with brave women and important gains. There is still a very long way to go before women are truly equal in this country. Sadly, the 'fight' is far from over.
In the first ten minutes of walking alone in downtown Cleveland in the middle of the day, I was harassed 4 times. One of which was by a "Downtown Cleveland Ambassador"-- the people that provide free escort services around downtown at night. Not acceptable.