Rape Culture

Rape culture is just that – a culture, so it is hard to explain in just a few words (lucky there is a heap of info below to help you get your head around it. Like any culture, it is built of ideas, values, language, behaviours and ‘norms’ that have a way of sneaking into your everyday life. The crappy thing though is that Rape culture is a culture that creates impossible ‘rules’ about how to think and act like a ‘real’ man or a ‘real’ woman; it assumes that sexual violence is inevitable and can silence people who try to challenge any of this.


I want to see

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Sexualisation of Children

WHAT IS IT? Sexualisation is a big word to describe something that we see so often we might not even recognise it. It is when children who are und... Read more >

Slut Shaming

WHAT IS IT? This is something that happens, pretty much, just to women.  Slut shaming is when women and girls are attacked, put down, gossiped about... Read more >

Don’t box me in

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Q. Have you ever heard people excusing sexual harassment by saying something like, “Boys will be boys”??

Victim Blaming

WHAT IS IT? What this one means seems pretty straight forward, pretty obvious and pretty damn horrible.  ‘I’d never blame a victim’, ‘I’d ... Read more >
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Q. Do you believe that women ever ‘ask’ or deserve to be raped??