A student-driven campaign at the University of California-Berkeley is reminding people on campus that no matter how revealing a Halloween costume might be, it's not an invitation to skip out on consent when it comes to sex.
As Mahmoud Fathalla, past president of the International Federation of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, said: "Women are not dying of diseases we can't treat. ... They are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving."
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.
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Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani girl who rose to international fame after the Taliban nearly killed her for her efforts to promote girls’ education, has been formally nominated for the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize.