Posts Tagged: Violence against women

One, two and 49 per cent too many

A few days ago, 20-year-old Muzammil Bibi was walking through a field in Pakistan when several men came upon her; they gang raped and strangled her, then hung her from a tree. They murdered her for no reason whatsoever.

One, two and 49 per cent too many

A few days ago, 20-year-old Muzammil Bibi was walking through a field in Pakistan when several men came upon her; they gang raped and strangled her, then hung her from a tree. They murdered her for no reason whatsoever.

10 Things Our Daughters Could Learn From Whitney Houston

Multi-award winning singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was born on this day in 1963. Her fairytale-turned-tumultuous life, complete with a bad-boy husband and admitted drug use, ended in tragedy in a hotel bathtub on February 11, 2012.

10 Things Our Daughters Could Learn From Whitney Houston

Multi-award winning singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was born on this day in 1963. Her fairytale-turned-tumultuous life, complete with a bad-boy husband and admitted drug use, ended in tragedy in a hotel bathtub on February 11, 2012.

More Truth. Less Tits & Ass Please.

“Ridiculous hey?” Saskatchewan University students quip about two-thirds of the way through their going-viral video on sexist advertising (see below). Well, yes. The fact that women continue to be objectified, sexualized (often violently), and unclothed (often appearing essentially naked) in

More Truth. Less Tits & Ass Please.

“Ridiculous hey?” Saskatchewan University students quip about two-thirds of the way through their going-viral video on sexist advertising (see below). Well, yes. The fact that women continue to be objectified, sexualized (often violently), and unclothed (often appearing essentially naked) in

Yes, @Facebook, it IS graphic violence (Trigger warning)

One of the issues central to the campaign to have violently misogynist and completely inappropriate content removed from Facebook is the question of what constitutes: hate speech or symbol graphic violence nudity or pornography Four paragraphs below this one is

Yes, @Facebook, it IS graphic violence (Trigger warning)

One of the issues central to the campaign to have violently misogynist and completely inappropriate content removed from Facebook is the question of what constitutes: hate speech or symbol graphic violence nudity or pornography Four paragraphs below this one is

I’m confused Facebook… (Trigger warning)

I was temporarily blocked from Facebook on Wednesday, May 22, for posting this image on my AmazingWomenRock Facebook page in support of the open letter campaign jointly spearheaded by Women, Action, & Media (WAM), The Everyday Sexism Project and writer/activist Soraya

I’m confused Facebook… (Trigger warning)

I was temporarily blocked from Facebook on Wednesday, May 22, for posting this image on my AmazingWomenRock Facebook page in support of the open letter campaign jointly spearheaded by Women, Action, & Media (WAM), The Everyday Sexism Project and writer/activist Soraya

How to report hate speech on Facebook

Here’s how to report spam or inappropriate content on Facebook: Hover at the top right hand corner of the post (see pink arrow on the screen shot below)

How to report hate speech on Facebook

Here’s how to report spam or inappropriate content on Facebook: Hover at the top right hand corner of the post (see pink arrow on the screen shot below)