6 Aug 2017

Rape Culture: Menace Or Myth?

battleofideas: The speakers in this debate are: Ian Dunt editor, Politics.co.uk; political editor, Erotic Review - Susan Edwards dean of law, University of Buckingham - Christina Hoff Sommers, writer and resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute, host, weekly video series, The Factual Feminist - Kaitlynn Mendes lecturer in media and communication, University of Leicester, author, SlutWalk: feminism, activism and media. - The chair is Luke Gittos solicitor, legal editor, spiked, convenor, London Legal Salon, author, Why Rape Culture is a Dangerous Myth: From Steubenville to Ched Evans.
Angelo: Women in Islamic states usually have more rights than men. Boko Haram never slaughtered women and girls, they were left to go home or sold into marriage, it's the men and boys of the opposition that were slaughtered. Here's a fair piece that examines the issue in more detail. http://stgeorgewest.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/the-myth-of-patriarchal-oppression-in.html ...The woman who made the comment is as confused by propaganda on that particular point as are Edwards and Mendes.

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