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boomvagynamite: My thoughts are with her friends & family, & those suffering from this terrible illness. Approximately 1.4million women & 180,000 men are suffering from eating disorders in the UK (National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence guidelines on eating disorders, 2004). Please support charities working towards beating eating disorders such as the Eating...
chunkyrice answered your question:NEW UPCOMING FEMINIST CAMPAIGN Does the open letter need more signatures? Always! If anyone is a member of any organisations, or even if you can think of an organisation who you think might want to get involved - uni/local groups for example - then please drop me a message in my ask box with the information (name of group, email, name of contact if...
NEW UPCOMING FEMINIST CAMPAIGN
Remember when I wrote this about the horrific London Cabwise posters? I asked you lot for help with a campaign targeting men about rape, rather than victim-blaming and scaring women (we’re still open to suggestions - any suggestions you have from anywhere in the world about campaigning to men about rape would be appreciated). Well! I’m keeping you informed of the process… ...
TED Tony Porter: A Call To Men (trigger warning) Tony Porter makes a call to men everywhere: Don’t “act like a man.” Telling powerful stories from his own life, he shows how this mentality, drummed into so many men and boys, can lead men to disrespect, mistreat and abuse women and each other. His solution: Break free of the “man box.”
Reclaim the Night chants and songs
Thanks to bitemebeautiful for forwarding these! As promised, some chants and songs we shouted and sang at London’s Reclaim the Night: Whatever we wear, wherever we go, Yes means yes and no means no! Women! United! Will never be defeated! Hey, (hey), Ho, (ho) Sexual violence has to go! What do we want? Safe streets! When do we want them? Now! 2, 4, 6, 8, No more violence, no more rape....
Rape in Congo: 'I'm not sure I'll ever get over... →
Chris Jackson was so haunted by what rape victims in Congo told him he decided to run 12 marathons in 12 months to raise awareness of their plight.
The cost of intimate partner violence in the United States alone exceeds $5.8...– UNiTE to End Violence Against Women (via thefeministhub)