Sexual assault awareness month

Prepared by: Pulkit Mahajan, Beat Sexism India What is sexual assault awareness month? Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is an annual campaign to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. It is observed in April. Why do we need to be aware? Perhaps the most […]

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Women’s History Month

Prepared by: Beat Sexism Norway & Beat Sexism India In appreciation for this month, we have decided to make a list of some of the women that had an impact on today’s society.   Susan B. Anthony According to Britannica.com, Susan B. Anthony, (February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was an American activist. A […]

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Having a feminist father

Prepared by: Deniza Miftari, Beat Sexism Belgium, My dad was a radical man, especially when it came to my education and independence. Those were the two things our world evolved around. Nothing else really mattered. Although at times people had mixed opinions about the way he raised me, he really wasn’t bothered by any of […]

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“A small bucket of water can wash away a man’s sins, but a whole river is not enough to wash away the sins of a woman”

Prepared by: Beat Sexism Belgium, From where I come from, this is a common statement used by people to justify the cheating and immoral behavior of men. I am well aware that moral is a social construction and what can be immoral for a person, can be business as usual for someone else. But how […]

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Sexual assault and rape

Prepared by: Albionë Sabedini, Beat Sexism Norway When I grew up to know what sexual assault and rape were, I was terrified. I didn’t get out of my house at night without being afraid of someone coming out from the dark and assaulting me. Since then, I have always researched as much as I could […]

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