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 … Continue reading Rape Culture: Not very cultured at all

#BAD13 EVE! Wrap up – Articles 28 to 30!

Alright! last post on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the eve of Blog Action Day 2013! Whew, I can't believe I actually glossed and talked about each article in some way shape or form! Now to come up with some spectacular awesome idea for tomorrow's actual #BAD13 post! So Article 28 then, basically … Continue reading #BAD13 EVE! Wrap up – Articles 28 to 30!

#BAD13 Day 9 – Articles 17 & 18

Article 17 and Article 18 don't really flow on from each other. Article 17 is all about property rights and Article 18 is all about freedom of religion.. so I'm really gonna have to treat each one seperately! So Article 17 says: (1) Everyone has the right to own property alone as well as in … Continue reading #BAD13 Day 9 – Articles 17 & 18

#BAD13 Day 8 – Articles 15 & 16

Here I am glossing over or skipping articles again. Articles 15 and 16 were on the cards for tonight, but Article 16 is so juicy these days that I'll just quickly repeat Article 15 and leave it at that! Article 15 states: (1) Everyone has the right to a nationality. (2) No one shall be … Continue reading #BAD13 Day 8 – Articles 15 & 16

#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 … Continue reading #BAD13 Day 7 – Articles 13 & 14

#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" … Continue reading #BAD13 Day 6 – Articles 11 & 12

#BAD13 Day 5 – Articles 9 & 10

Here we are at Day 5! I can't believe I've managed to stick with it so far! I'm a third of the way through! (there are only 30 articles) So I guess I'm doing ok! Article 9: No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile. Article 9 seems like one of those … Continue reading #BAD13 Day 5 – Articles 9 & 10

#BAD13 Day 2 – Articles 3 & 4

Alrighty, here we are day 2. Articles 3 & 4! In case you didn't know here they are: Article 3: Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person. Article 4: No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms. Article 3 is … Continue reading #BAD13 Day 2 – Articles 3 & 4

#BAD13 Day 1 – Preamble, Article 1 & Article 2

Wow that is a horrifically bad title, but I guess you'll start to see a pattern as I get into these!! So, yesterday I made a pledge that I'd blog every day for the next two weeks in the lead-up to Blog Action Day, so here I am on Day 1. (really bad memories of … Continue reading #BAD13 Day 1 – Preamble, Article 1 & Article 2