Violence against women: What is — and is not — different this time around from Yahoo News

Monday, 9 June 2014

"Will social media be the reason the attacks in Santa Barbara and elsewhere bring change?"

This article explores the cultural backdrop of violence against women and how, over time, it has changed the social response to horrifying acts of violence perpetrated in the name of misogyny. 

"Will all this difference bring real change? Most of the leaders interviewed for this article thought not, at least not in the dramatic 'finally THIS will be the one' declarations that follow these events. 'Change happens, but it is incremental,” says Campbell. “We’ve been down all these roads before. Maybe we learn a little each time.'"

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