All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘rape culture’

For First Time, U.N. Study Highlights Pacific-Asian Rape Culture

A multi-country survey recently conducted by the U.N. of Asian countries near the South Pacific sheds a terrifying light onto rape culture as it exists in nations far less fascinating to the media than India. The abstract is here, and the study is to be published in the medical journal The Lancet. A little over 10,000 men were asked about …

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Short Skirts Risk Rape Comment Lands MP in Trouble

British Tory Member of Parliament for Gloucester Richard Graham has come under fire from women’s rights groups for suggeting that short skirts and high heels could make it difficult for women to run away from potential predators. Graham’s words, as quoted by the Daily Mail: “If you are a young woman on her own trying to walk back home through …

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Does This Facebook Page Promote Rape Culture?

Social media sites and censorship has been a heavily debated topic here at WebProNews as of late. First, we discussed a particular Twitter hashtag that popped up on the top trends list, #reasonstobeatyourgirlfriend. The controversial tag led to some petitioning Twitter to remove it from the top trends list. Days later, some screencaps were grabbed from the Fox News Facebook …

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