Tagged: Rape

NEWS: Link Between Alcohol And Sex Assaults

A new college poll reveals what is common knowledge on college campuses: alcohol use and sexual assaults are linked. Heavy alcohol intake is a prime factor in sexual violence, students asserts.

University and college campuses across the USA are struggling with an intoxicating alcohol culture, and an alcohol norm that makes alcohol widely available and glamorises its use. The consequences of all that alcohol are an increased risk of sexual violence, according to a Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll that provides new evidence of the link between intoxication and sexual assault…

BLOG: We Are Human First And Women Second

A deeply personal account on the scorn gender-based violence: “Then of course the paranoia hit. I felt very vulnerable and petrified all the time for about five months after the incident…
“We need to live in world where a person wo/man is free to decide to go out to take a walk/run at midnight without feeling insecure. We need to live in a world where women are free to move without feeling endangered. We need to take back our streets, our homes, our world from would-be attackers…”

BLOG: Uganda Rapists

I was mortified when I read the quotes of Kibuule excusing rape and putting the responsibility for it on the victims. African leaders have to resist regardless of the magnitude of temptation from saying words that alienate women. It is imperative that both men and women join together to remove gender violence from our lives…