Men’s Violence Against Women – It’s terrorism to us

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A blog by nia East London Rape Crisis volunteer, Giulia I recently read ‘Men Who Hate Women’ by Laura Bates. It is, among many things, a brilliant and harrowing exploration of the many internet communities of men who fear, avoid, abuse, harass, rape and kill us. I have described it as the most difficult book […]

Are we all victims and survivors?

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Inspired to write this post after reading Jess Taylor’s book, ‘Why are Women Blamed for Everything’, Guilia, a volunteer for East London Rape Crisis explores the myth that sexual violence only happens to ‘other’ women.

Why we need to talk to effect change

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East London Rape Crisis helpline volunteer, Nisha Wilkinson, addresses the need to talk about structural inequality and the reality of sexual violence if we want to see change.