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Perspectives on Violence

The rage of the oppressed is never the same as the rage of the privileged. – bell hooks   To first understand the rage of the oppressed, we have to

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Safe Spaces

The term “safe space” is often mocked and derided as something made up by tree-hugging hippies, symbolising the “coddling” of people who are allegedly oversensitive and hate free speech.  

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Towards Creating a Culture of Consent

To eliminate rape culture, we have to build a future where there is a culture of consent. Building a culture of consent is difficult when many still struggle with understanding what consent is, and how we should recognise when consent is given or withdrawn.

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Internalised Mysogyny

Most people usually do not come across the term misogyny, and even if they do, they have a dictionary definition of it, which states that is the “dislike, contempt for, or ingrained prejudice against women”.

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Whispers of Misogyny

When instances of rape occur, most people assume that this is an inevitable fact of life which women and girls must continue to face. But the more you scratch this

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Words Matter

Very often we are asked if it makes a difference to use the phrase ‘Child Molestation’ and ‘Child Sexual Abuse’ interchangeably.
Some words have specific meanings, especially within the context of the law or in a clinical sense. Child Sexual Abuse is as direct as it can get.

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“No” is a Complete Sentence

One of the things most don’t realise is how powerful the word “no” is.
But before we discuss the glorious power of “no”, let’s talk about why, and how in our inability to say “no”, we say “yes” instead.

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Love in the Times of Pandemic

If “justice is what love looks like in public”, then it becomes important to examine what this “love” is. It’s not mere simpering sentimentality, it’s the care, commitment, trust, responsibility, respect and knowledge that we owe to one another.

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Resilient Mindfulness in Uncertain Times

As the news about the coronavirus pandemic becomes direr, and governments debate on extending lockdowns on businesses and any activity that requires people to step out of their homes, we are starting to experience a range of negative emotions as we stay cooped up in our homes all day.

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