Decolonizing the Anti-Violence Movement & Sexual Assault Awareness Month Reading List.
Week 3: The NPIC
1. History of Rape Crisis Movement http://www.sfwar.org/pdf/History/HIST_CALCASA_11_09.pdf
2. Up Against A Wall: Rape Reform And The Failure of Success …
This chat is happening on twitter right now, under the hashtag #DecolonizeSAAM! feel free to join or follow along!
Currently, listening to this talk by Andrea Smith. I think if we’re looking for reasons why women arent in science, for me, Violence Against Women is a LARGE part of it. The constant fear and policing of yourself and vigilance that comes with being in a room full of men.
You find yourself many times late at night in a room full of men, collaborating with men. And there’s so many repercussions to dropping that guard. Unless we can address this violence with viable solutions, I can not in good faith recommend for women to go into science.