Tag Archives: Violence Against Women

Statistic of the Day: 1 in 5 American men admit to domestic violence

TweetPeople are justifiably outraged by Ray Rice’s treatment of his then-fiancee Janay Palmer. But what’s even scarier is that one out of five men admit that they’ve committed domestic violence against a partner or spouse. A new nationally-representative study by the University of Michigan asked 500 men the following question:  Over the course of your relationship, how often [...]
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How to know that you hate women

TweetHere’s a sure-fire way to know that you hate women: when an incident of intimate partner violence in which a man knocks a woman unconscious gains national attention and every question or comment you think to make has to do with her behavior, you really hate women. Like, despise. There is no other explanation. There is [...]
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The Militarized Mind: How a Narrative Becomes a Weapon

Tweet The militarization of the police strikes one with the immediacy of tear gas or the blunt trauma of a baton. It is, more than most things, painfully obvious. As the spell bound after 9/11 has finally unravelled in the wake of some truly indefensible crimes on the part of American police, we at least find the [...]
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The Feministing Five: Mallika Dutt

TweetGlobal activist Mallika Dutt is passionately committed to ending violence against women and girls. As she sees it, “Gender violence against women is a human rights issue and it’s the biggest human rights pandemic on this planet. Bar none.  It is imperative that everyone understands their role and place in doing something.” Since founding Breakthrough, [...]
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Feministing Readz: Getting inside patriarchy’s head with Natsuo Kirino’s Out

TweetWhat if The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo were about ordinary people rather than Jason Bourne-like superwomen and counter-conspirators? Oh, and, if it were actually written by a woman? Natsuo Kirino answered the question long before The Millennium Trilogy was even drafted. Her 1997 book Out is by no means new, but for a first-time [...]
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