In response to the murder of Sarah Everard, here in the UK, women and men have risen up and protested in support of women’s right to be safe. The peaceful public protests have instigated further violence against women under the guise of pandemic restrictions. This is one DGR member’s response to the discussions about the … Continue reading On The Murder Of Sarah Everard And The Denial Of Women’s Rights
In Part Two of a two part article Jocelyn Crawley offers the reader a history and systemic analysis of the harms towards women. Part one has been published the day before. One might hope that the patriarchal process of calling women who resist the sexual abuse and all other ideological inclinations of men would be … Continue reading Women Are Not Insane Part 2.
In Part One of a two part article Jocelyn Crawley offers the reader a history and systemic analysis of the harms towards women. Part two will be published the following day. When I first discovered how widespread acceptance of and/or compliance towards rape, pornography, pedophilia, prostitution, and sex trafficking are, I was enraged. I once … Continue reading Women Are Not Insane Part 1.
Male violence against women is one of the most serious problems in the world. The numbers are staggering. Every year in the US, more than 230,000 sexual assaults are committed. At least 1 out of 6 American women have suffered rape or attempted rape, and 1 out of 3 women worldwide. Native American women are … Continue reading How Sexual Violence Is Normalized in the Courts
Hilla Kerner joined Vancouver Rape Relief thirteen years ago. Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter is the longest standing rape crisis centre in Canada. Since 1973, the group who is self organized as a collective has responded to close to 46,000 women seeking support in their escape from male violence. Since they opened their transition … Continue reading Hilla Kerner of Vancouver Rape Relief—Derrick Jensen Resistance Radio
The following is an excerpt from The Industrial Vagina chapter 1, Feminists and the global sex industry: cheerleaders or critics, by Sheila Jeffreys. There is no question that the prostitution of women has played a signiﬁcant role in the development of many national economies and continues to do so. What is in question is whether … Continue reading Prostituted Women Crucial to Economic Growth
by Joanna Pinkiewicz / Deep Green Resistance Australia Australia has different legislations in regards to prostitution in each state. For example New South Wales has almost full decriminalisation and definitely in favour of brothel owners, less so for individual, who can be charged for “living on the earnings of prostitute” or soliciting for … Continue reading Prostitution Abolition News from Australia
Julie Bindel / The Guardian There is only one place in the US where brothels are legal, and that’s Nevada – a state in which prostitution has been considered a necessary service industry since the days when the place was populated solely by prospecters. There are at least 20 legal brothels in business now. Not … Continue reading Legal prostitution in Nevada: “It’s like you sign a contract to be raped”
Featured image: Bridget Perrier speaking at Julie Bindel’s book launch. Image: YouTube. Numerous ex-prostituted women spoke at Julie Bindel’s book launch in London, telling the raw, brutal truth about the sex industry. by Rahila Gupta / Feminist Current Prostitution or sex work? Your choice of words gives the game away, marks out where you … Continue reading ‘It’s not the laws that kill our women. It’s not the streets that kill our women. It’s the men’