Everyday Victim Blaming

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sexual violence in war zones

In the news: April 10 -15

Why dress codes can’t stop sexual assault by Mikki Kendall When news broke that deputy principal Cherith Telford at Henderson High School in New Zealand told female students that their uniform skirts must be knee-length in order to “keep our girls safe, stop boys from getting ideas and create a good work environment for male more »

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The UN’s Good vs. Bad Narrative Clears the Way for Sexual Violence and Impunity

A Blue Helmet’s job is, quite literally, to keep the peace. The UN peacekeepers whose nickname comes from their characteristic headwear, are supposed to protect people in countries torn apart by war. However a steady drip of accusations coming out of the Central African Republic (CAR) suggests it’s Blue Helmets who are the threat to civilian more »

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