Raising Awareness: Rape Culture

Young girls around the world have to listen to lectures about their personal safety. I have lost count of how many times I’ve heard people say: “Don’t wear that skirt, it’s too short, too tight”, Don’t get into cars with strangers”, “Watch what you say around boys”, “Don’t drink too much”, but I have never heard anyone lecturing young adult boys that “rape is wrong” and that rape is never a victim’s fault. Continue reading