Rape Culture: Not very cultured at all

TRIGGER WARNING: This post contains some graphic sexual content 

Three very different women in two very different countries: one, a 23 year old physiotherapist, taking the bus home with a friend after a movie and a night out. The other two are children (13 and 14 years old), sneaking out to spend time with high school jocks and have a bit of fun.

One very similar outcome.

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#BAD13 Day 7 – Articles 13 & 14

Oooh Articles 13 & 14 are touchy touchy recently! Especially in these parts around here! Article 13 sets up the fact that everyone should be free to leave and return to any country (including their own) and Article 14 is about the right to seek asylum. Of course, it then went on to become an entire UN Convention and Agency all on its own (UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees – also the 1951 Refugee Convention and the 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees – links below)

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#BAD13 Day 6 – Articles 11 & 12

Alright, I feel it, the home stretch!! (and insert multiple other sports related metaphors here) I’m gonna gloss over Article 11, because I feel that if you’ve seen ANY crime drama on TV or in the movies you get it. Article 11 is the whole “You are presumed innocent until you have been proven guilty” one.  Not that tricky, basically even if the person is standing over the victim dripping with the victim’s blood holding a large knife, they still deserve the right to a fair trial.

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