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Passive voices and men’s violence against women

This article by Anna Greer, while not new, is important and extremely relevant. She writes about how media reporting disappears men’s responsibility for their violence against women and reinforces the idea that women are somehow culpable in their own abuse. Have you noticed how hardly anyone is game enough to talk about men’s violence against […]

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“Gender” inequality and sexual violence

This is a great piece of research by a 2013 sociology class, about rape and inequality between the sexes. The students asked men and women what they do to protect themselves from sexual violence..

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Women, Action and the Media

Sick of Facebook removing images of women breast-feeding, while tolerating a plethora of pages condoning or promoting violence against women? Women, Action and the Media have started a campaign to try to get Facebook to remove misogynist content

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Feminism is the cure

Who is doing what to whom and with what impact?

This is an awesome clip of a presentation Ellen Pence did in 2010. She critiques the use of risk assessment tools (at around the 40 min mark) and speaks with humour and great clarity about our understanding of violence and who is doing what to whom and with what impact.    

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