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May
07
2018
May 07, 2018
We don’t need this History repeating itself…
The Indo-Guyanese community has an unfortunate history of domestic violence against women. Considered by many as 'normal' between partners, this has to stop.
Apr
18
2018
Apr 18, 2018
Why it can take years for someone to report a sexual assault
Survivors often talk about the shame they feel after having been abused sexually. The shame – sometimes manifested as guilt – is directly the product of the society we live in.
Mar
14
2018
Mar 14, 2018
“Lazy”, “stupid”, “dumb” … he’s not hitting you, but it is still paralyzing violence. Let’s recognize this.
Verbal abuse from a partner is hardly ever accepted as domestic violence. Phrases and speech patterns used by abusers are devastating, paralyzing, and "erase consciousness".
Dec
28
2017
Dec 28, 2017
TIME Person of the Year: The Silence Breakers. “It’s no time to be nice”
TIME magazine's selection of 'Person of the Year 2017' - The Silence Breakers - says it all. Sexual harassment, abuse, oppression are not hush-hush subjects any more.
Nov
09
2017
Nov 09, 2017
#MeToo: Men are listening, but are they speaking out?
While the tsunami aspect of #MeToo has subsided many strong currents have been set in motion. Nothing may be the same again. We hope.
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