Gender: Violence, Rape & Rape Culture [Trigger Warning]

[Trigger Warning] This board explores gendered patterns of violence, including those forms referred to as domestic abuse, intimate partner violence, child…
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Gender Violence: Charts

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[click on this image to find a short clip and analysis of human trafficking and women forced into sexual slavery]    Art by Panni Malekzadeh (http://www.rhgallery.com/site/artists/panni_malekzadeh/)
--70% Said sex workers were more likely to report violence to the police after NZ legalized sex work. --5,932 was the estimated number of sex workers in NZ at the time of decriminalization. 2,332 was the estimated number of sex workers after 4 years of decriminalization. -- Decriminalisation of sex work averted 33 to 46% of of HIV infections. -Sources: Report of the Prostitution Law Review Committee on the Operation of the Prostitution Reform Act 2003, NZ; Shannon K. Strathdee SA, Goldenberg SM,
"Rape is a criminal act whatever the circumstances. A woman riding the subway nude may be guilty of indecency, but she may not be raped..."    ~ Toni Morrison    [click on this image to find a short video and analysis that examines the cultural meaning of rape to illustrate intersections between gender and nationalism]

Gender Violence: Sex Work

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Artist: Guada

Gender Violence: Consent

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Here's a strongly held opinion for you: Telling women to modify their behaviour to avoid being victims of violent crime makes women LESS safe, as it allows predators to view women not adhering to these "rules" as fair game.  ~ @DeaExLena
I Fight Back...    You might think I look like "just a girl," but you should very, very afraid of me.    [click on this image to find a short video and analysis of rape jokes on prime time television]
"Men should be offended when someone claims that women should prevent rape..."    [click on image to find a short clip and analysis that explores the existence of rape as prime time comedy]

Gender Violence: Victim Blaming

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Domino's new artisan pizza slogan references rape: "No is the new yes"  [click on this image for a brief analysis and remix on the topic of rape culture and the recent proliferation of rape jokes on prime time television]
A: "It was just a joke! Why do you care?" B: "Sexual violence exists on a pyramid. Your joke contributes to a culture of violence." Artist: Ashley Fairbanks
@LauraLikesWine "How about instead of me explaining why I don't find rape jokes funny, you explain why you DO find them funny. Go ahead, I'll wait." Follow this link for a brief analysis and remix about rape culture and the proliferation of rape jokes on prime time television: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/post/2012/02/rape-as-prime-time-comedy.html

Gender Violence: Rape Jokes

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If you're seriously interested in ending rape, prepare to be uncomfortable.
It's hard to fathom why a woman might want to lie about being raped
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"Let's talk about consent while you are unconscious," says the giraffe-therapist to Sleeping Beauty.
Artist: Guada
Facts Everyone Should Know about Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Violence & Stalking
The Endless Shame of Violence against Women
Native Women Experience an Unacceptable Level of Violence
One in Three: Breaking Brazil's Domestic Violence Cycle
Writing Rape: WMC Study Finds Crucial Gap in Coverage by Gender
Just Because You ____ , Doesn't Mean I Owe You
Did Early Humans Kidnap and Rape to Avoid Incest?
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Here's a strongly held opinion for you: Telling women to modify their behaviour to avoid being victims of violent crime makes women LESS safe, as it allows predators to view women not adhering to these "rules" as fair game. ~ @DeaExLena
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Awkward Moments for Feminists
Getting Offensive Songs Stuck in Your Head "I hate these blurred lines...a lot...Please, God, make it stop." Artist: Naoise Dolan
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Ritu Saini (foreground), 21, and Rupa, 23, enjoy the monsoon rains atop a roof in Agra, India, in 2016. Both women are survivors of acid attacks. Hundreds of women and girls a year have been injured by acid in India. Formerly a volleyball player, Ritu was attacked by her cousin. After several reconstructive surgeries, she lost her left eye. Rupa was attacked when she was 15. The group Stop Acid Attacks advocates for policies to help acid-attack survivors. Photo credit: Stephanie Sinclair
Women in the US are 21 times more likely to die by firearm homicide than women in other high-income countries  Source: Grinshteyn, E., Hemenway, D. 2015. "Violent Death Rates in the U.S. Compared to Those of Other High-Income Countries." / Preventive Medicine, 2019 Toxic Men, Stop The Stigma, Higher Income, Lost Job, Misogyny, Preventive Medicine, Domestic Violence Awareness, Child Sexual Abuse
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Women in the US are 21 times more likely to die by firearm homicide than women in other high-income countries Source: Grinshteyn, E., Hemenway, D. 2015. "Violent Death Rates in the U.S. Compared to Those of Other High-Income Countries." / Preventive Medicine, 2019
(women making allegations of sexual harassment or assault / men who deny the allegations)?  Overall, Justice Kavanaugh's hearings do not appear to have had much impact on who voters say they are likely to believe in allegations of sexual harassment or assault.  Source: "The Immediate, Short-term, and Long-term Effects of the Kavanaugh Hearings on the Electorate." Results from a National Survey of Voters. PerryUndem, April 15, 2019 Sayings, Domestic Abuse, Survey Report, Term, Street Harassment, Surveys, Research
In general, who are you more likely to believe in allegations of sexual harassment or assault
(women making allegations of sexual harassment or assault / men who deny the allegations)? Overall, Justice Kavanaugh's hearings do not appear to have had much impact on who voters say they are likely to believe in allegations of sexual harassment or assault. Source: "The Immediate, Short-term, and Long-term Effects of the Kavanaugh Hearings on the Electorate." Results from a National Survey of Voters. PerryUndem, April 15, 2019