“Rape is a choice men make to use sex as a weapon for power and control. For rape to stop, men who are violent must be empowered to make different choices. All men can play a vital role in this process by challenging rape supporting attitudes and behaviors and raising awareness about the damaging impact of sexual violence. Every time a man’s voice joins those of women in speaking out against rape, the world becomes safer for us all.” - Men Can Stop Rape
I know this is a very rough subject but I wanted to share this with you guys. Rape is the most heinous of crimes. There has been a few incidents at my college where sexual abuse has been reported. It’s left many students shaken and worried that the next victim might possibly be them. If school isn’t a place we can hope to be safe then where is? No means No! As human beings we have to learn to respect that.
WAR: (Women Against Rape) Encourages all persons to exercise their rights by teaching them that their bodies and spirits
are sacred and no one may violate that in any way, it is your constitutional RIGHT.
“Violence against women and girls is an international epidemic. According to the United Nations, one out of three women will experience violence at some stage in their lives—a “severe and pervasive” situation according to former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Still, society rarely reflects upon the complicated roots of this devastating problem.” - Marianne Schnall