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"We were sold a lie on an almighty scale, that equality had been won, the battle was over.“
- Kat Banyard, British feminist

„Woman is not born: she is made. In the making, her humanity is destroyed. She becomes symbol of this, symbol of that: mother of the earth, slut of the universe; but she never becomes herself because it is forbidden for her to do so.
Feminists are often asked whether pornography causes rape. The fact is that rape and prostitution caused and continue to cause pornography. Politically, culturally, socially, sexually, and economically, rape and prostitution generated pornography; and pornography depends for its continued existence on the rape and prostitution of women.
Pornography is used in rape - to plan it, to execute it, to choreograph it, to engender the excitement to commit the act. [Andrea testimony before the New York Attorney General's Commission on Pornography in 1986]
Women, for centuries not having access to pornography and now unable to bear looking at the muck on the supermarket shelves, are astonished. Women do not believe that men believe that pornography says about women. But they do. From the worst to the best of them, they do.
Sexism is the foundation on which all tyranny is built. Every social form of hierarchy and abuse is modeled on male-over-female domination.
Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry; it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us.
The fact that we are all trained to be mothers from infancy on means that we are all trained to devote our lives to men, whether they are our sons or not; that we are all trained to force other women to exemplify the lack of qualities which characterizes the cultural construct of femininity.
Intercourse as an act often expresses the power men have over women.“
-Andrea Dworkin

by Andrea Dworkin
Men of the Right and men of the Left have an undying allegiance to prostitution as such, regardless of their theoretical relationship to marriage. The Left sees the prostitute as the free, public woman of sex, exciting because she flaunts it, because of her brazen availability. The Right sees in the prostitute the power of the bad woman of sex, the male's use of her being his dirty little secret. The old pornography industry was a right-wing industry: secret money, secret sin, secret sex, secret promiscuity, secret buying and selling of women, secret profit, secret pleasure not only from sex but also from the buying and selling. The new pornography industry is a left-wing industry: promoted especially by the boys of the sixties as simple pleasure, lusty fun, public sex, the whore brought out of the bourgeois (sic) home into the streets for the democratic consumption of all men; her freedom, her free sexuality, is as his whore--and she likes it. It is her political will as well as her sexual will; it is liberation. The dirty little secret of the left-wing pornography industry is not sex but commerce.
The new pornography industry is held, by leftist males, to be inherently radical. Sex is claimed by the Left as a leftist phenomenon; the trade in women is most of sex. The politics of liberation are claimed as indigenous to the Left by the Left; central to the politics of liberation is the mass-marketing of material that depicts women being used as whores. The pimps of pornography are hailed by leftists as saviors and savants. Larry Flynt has been proclaimed a savior of the counterculture, a working-class hero, and even, in a full-page advertisement in The New York Times signed by distinguished leftist literati, an "American Dissident" persecuted as Soviet dissidents are. Hugh Hefner is viewed as a pioneer of sexual freedom who showed, in the words of columnist Max Lerner, "how the legislating of sexuality could be fought, how the absurd anti-play and anti-pleasure ethic could be turned into a stylish hedonism and a lifeway which includes play and playfulness along with work. 15 Lerner also credits Hefner with being a precursor of the women's movement.
On the Left, the sexually liberated woman is the woman of pornography. Free male sexuality wants, has a right to, produces, and consumes pornography because pornography is pleasure. Leftist sensibility promotes and protects pornography because pornography is freedom. The pornography glut is bread and roses for the masses. Freedom is the mass-marketing of woman as whore. Free sexuality for the woman is in being massively consumed, denied an individual nature, denied any sexual sensibility other than that which serves the male. Capitalism is not wicked or cruel when the commodity is the whore; profit is not wicked or cruel when the alienated worker is a female piece of meat; corporate bloodsucking is not wicked or cruel when the corporations in question, organized crime syndicates, sell cunt; racism is not wicked or cruel when the black cunt or yellow cunt or red cunt or Hispanic cunt or Jewish cunt has her legs splayed for any man's pleasure; poverty is not wicked or cruel when it is the poverty of dispossessed women who have only themselves to sell; violence by the powerful against the powerless is not wicked or cruel when it is called sex; slavery is not wicked or cruel when it is sexual slavery; torture is not wicked or cruel when the tormented are women, whores, cunts. The new pornography is left-wing; and the new pornography is a vast graveyard where the Left has gone to die. The Left cannot have its whores and its politics too.
Andrea Dworkin

And my meaning is:
Unfortunately, the porn industry contributes to the brutalization of men with sadistic torture porn, rape porn on. And not enough with this women hating unprotected sex is always shown, the porn industry still contributes to the spread of sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS. Infections of porn starst are always covered up, but there are cases where a male porn actor has infected hundreds of colleagues with AIDS. In addition, 90% of all porn is sadistic, misogynistic, the porn actresses are all very young, disgusting practices such as mass rape, BDSM, simultaneous multiple penetration of vagina, anus and mouth, which may be associated with serious injuries, are portrayed as normal. Vomiting, pleading, begging and crying of porn actresses are portrayed as normal. This is pure women hatred and should be banned worldwide! Many men want sex not in this kind, even not women! Because if men are wanted oral sex and anal sex all the time they should even times swallow their own sperm and getting tooth damage and injuries in the neck area and can make anal sex with huge dildos and vibrators and then they know what avoid injury, and bleeding of the intestines until incontinence means. Every normal man will then take considerate of a woman and those which want cruel and dangerous practices belong to jail! This misogynist pornography must be banned worldwide anywhere!!!!!
Pornographers are women's haters and women's despisers at it's finest. Pornography means war against women, girls, children and it also means the mental and physical destruction of female people and childs. Pornography has nothing to do with sex, eroticism and love, but with femicide, rape, torture, humiliation, annihilation.
As a teenager, I was damned unhappy that suddenly there were sex films, porno films, porn posters, sex posters everywhere. Verbal and physical sexual assaults by men and boys towards female children, teenagers, young women and even older women have become part of everyday life ever since this time. I did not like anything of the sexual liberation, because now women and girls should find bad and violent sex suddenly good. In the cinemas ran perverse films like Clockwork Orange or the last Tango of Paris. We women and girls hated all that, but if we said something critical, we were abnormal and frigid and male haters, not real women and crazy.
Not a single woman or girl was sexually enthusiastic at the time, dating rape and rape in partnership and marriage were the norm. Even I have several jobs terminated because of sexual harassment and a rape attempt. And I was not alone with this problem, all women and girls I know had the same problem. The police did not pick up ads at all, they often found it funny to laugh about what the women and girls reported, and even made sexist remarks, who wants to rape something like you, or are you one of the modern crazy feminists?
The first sex was for everyone female person I know and that is still today, associated with great pain and blood, mostly this sex was unwanted.
Today, as I know from two very young female acquaintances, it is almost impossible to find men as partners, spouses certainly not at all,to find partners who do not want BDSM sex, almost excluded. Many men, no matter their age, are brothel visitors and looking for sex contacts over the Internet. They are not interested in women and girls at all, in disputes it is the rule to call women and girls as cunts, sluts, whores and fuckbodies.
As I was very young, men and boys became verbally and physically violent towards women and girls who either did not want sex or who did not like sex or find the sex worse or did not fake an orgasm. From, let's sew your ugly hole up to let you cut off everything, you do not need it anyway, was insulting everything for all females. Very often I also heard from female acquaintances and girlfriends that their friends and partners abruptly removed the condoms during intercourse and unloaded their fish smelting sperm unrestrained into their vaginas. As a result, the women and girls then had to undergo pregnancy tests and HIV tests. Sometimes they also get sexual and dangerous infections. That kind of the worst and inhuman violence makes me sick. Also, it often happened that vaginal intercourse suddenly became unquestioned anal intercourse, resulting in anal injuries, bleedings and severe pain. The screams of pain did not interest the men and boys in all these cases, they still called the women and girls as impossible and cold. Violent and bad sex is rape, a fact that men and boys do not want to acknowledge and never will do everworldwide. That's a heinous scandal!And that has not changed until now, things are getting more and more worse.
A young female acquaintance told me that her friend slammed her against the wall when she did not want to have BDSM sex. Then she fled the apartment and he sold her private things. Even her father, who wanted to pick up her things, was threatened and the Ex-friend told him that he could keep the stupid bitch, his daughter. Her ex-boyfriend immediately found a new sex contact over the Internet and then posted on Facebook with her als newsexy friend. So much for the great love he had lied to my acquaintance.
Another female friend was friends with a theology student who liked violent sex. He also slept in front of everyone at a party with another girl. When my girlfriend left him because of this, she had to leave the apartment without her clothes and personal things because of verbal and physical attacks. After months she got these, but not as thought. At night, after attending a pop concert with me and another female friend, this lunatic already lurked in her apartment with his friends, had cleared her fridge and emptied all drinks, put her bag full of insects and maggots in the bedroom and threatened her still with a gangbang. If other homeowners did not call the police, that would have been damned bad for my female friend. In my youth was it a sad fact, that going to the movies often meant that the guys drove with the girls in sex cinemas or movie theaters with sex movies or porno films and then raped them in woods. When they became pregnant, they were beaten by them. But even later, a girlfriend, only 16 years old, happened an oral gangbang with 20 men instead of a date with a man in love. This gangbang was filmed and she was blackmailed with it.
A old woman I met in a clinic told me that her son-in-law had so strangled her daughter in enforced BDSM sex that she has been permanently in coma ever since. He was actually acquitted, a scandal in my view.
So much for the great sex life we ​​women and girls get commanded by men. It's a shame that violence and humiliation are now so glorified by the porn industry. This should be stopped as soon as possible, because a sexual femicide, which has never existed in human history in this form, is emerging worldwide.

books about that:

Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality by Gail Dines (Autor);
Astonishingly, the average age of first viewing porn is now 11.5 years for boys, and with the advent of the Internet, it’s no surprise that young people are consuming more porn than ever. And, as Gail Dines shows, today’s porn is strikingly different from yesterday’s Playboy. As porn culture has become absorbed into pop culture, a new wave of entrepreneurs are creating porn that is even more hard-core, violent, sexist, and racist. Proving that porn desensitizes and actually limits our sexual freedom, Dines argues its omnipresence is a public health concern we can no longer ignore.

Battling Pornography: The American Feminist Anti-Pornography Movement, 1976–1986 by Carolyn Bronstein (Autor):
Pornography catapulted to the forefront of the American women's movement in the 1980s. In Battling Pornography, Carolyn Bronstein locates the origins of anti-pornography sentiment in the turbulent social and cultural history of the late 1960s and 1970s. Based on extensive original archival research, the book reveals that the seeds of the movement were planted by groups who protested the proliferation of advertisements, Hollywood films and other mainstream media that glorified sexual violence. Over time, feminist leaders redirected the emphasis from violence to pornography to leverage rhetorical power. Battling Pornography presents a fascinating account of the rise and fall of this significant American social movement and documents the contributions of influential activists on both sides of the pornography debate, including some of the best-known American feminists.
The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World / Nawal El Saadawi (Autor)
A classic of modern Arab writing, The Hidden Face of Eve receives fresh life with this beautiful new edition. Nawal El Saadawi’s shocking account of female oppression in the Muslim world is as powerful today as it was when it was first published. El Saadawi’s experiences working as a doctor in Egyptian villages, witnessing forced prostitution, honor killings, sexual abuse, and female circumcision, drove her to pen this book. The Hidden Face of Eve explores the circumstances that led to this violently unjust situation by examining historical roles of Arab women in religion and literature, ultimately arguing that injustices—such as polygamy, the veil, and legal inequality—are incompatible with the essence of Islam and inherent human rights.

Woman at Point Zero / Nawal Sadawi (Autor)
From her prison cell, Firdaus, sentenced to die for having killed a pimp in a Cairo street, tells of her life from village childhood to city prostitute. Society's retribution for her act of defiance - death - she welcomes as the only way she can finally be free.
Egyptian novelist, doctor and militant writer on Arab women's problems and their struggle for liberation, Nawal el Saadawi was born in the village of Kafr Tahla. Refusing to accept the limitations imposed by both religious and colonial oppression on most women of rural origin, she qualified as a doctor in 1955 and rose to become Egypt's Director of Public Health. Since she began to write over 30 years ago, her books have concentrated on women. In 1972, her first work of non fiction, Women and Sex, evoked the antagonism of highly placed political and theological authorities, and the Ministry of Health was pressurised into dismissing her. Under similar pressures she lost her post as Chief Editor of a health journal and as Assistant General Secretary in the Medical Association in Egypt. From 1973 to 1976 she worked on researching women and neurosis in the Ain Shams University's Faculty of Medicine; and from 1979 to 1980 she was the United Nations Advisor for the Women's Programme in Africa (ECA) and Middle East (ECWA). Later in 1980, as a culmination of the long war she had fought for Egyptian women's social and intellectual freedom, an activity that had closed all avenues of official jobs to her, she was imprisoned under the Sadat regime. She has since founded the Arab Women's Solidarity Association and devoted her time to being a writer, journalist and worldwide speaker on women's issues. With the publication by Zed Books in 1980 of The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World, English language readers were first introduced to the work of this major writer. Zed Books has also published four of her previous novels, Woman at Point Zero (1983), God Dies by the Nile (1985), The Circling Song (1989) and Searching (1991) as well as a collection of her non-fiction writings The Nawal El Saadawi Reader (1997). She has received three literary awards.

Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale: A Memoir by Rachel Lloyd (Autor):
"Powerfully raw, deeply moving, and utterly authentic. Rachel Lloyd has turned a personal atrocity into triumph and is nothing less than a true hero. . . . Never again will you look at young girls on the street as one of 'those' women—you will only see little girls that are girls just like us." —Demi Moore, actress and activist
With the power and verity of First They Killed My Father and A Long Way Gone, Rachel Lloyd’s riveting survivor story is the true tale of her hard-won escape from the commercial sex industry and her bold founding of GEMS, New York City’s Girls Education and Mentoring Service, to help countless other young girls escape "the life." Lloyd’s unflinchingly honest memoir is a powerful and unforgettable story of inhuman abuse, enduring hope, and the promise of redemption.

Pornography: Men Possessing Women by Andrea Dworkin (Autor):
Andrea Dworking is one of those special people,who occupies that category of 'prophet of our times', presenting aspects of life in which, as human beings, we must look at, examine and do much personal reflection if we, as men and women, are interested growth and becoming aware, compassionate human beings in relation to each other. I am heartened that there are people, men and women, like herself in this world.

After Pornified: How Women Are Transforming Pornography & Why It Really Matters by Anne G. Sabo (Autor):
Porn brings up a lot of negative images in our sexualized, pornified culture. But today a growing number of women are radically changing porn to respectfully capture the authentic sexual lives of women and men, empowering and inspiring the viewer to claim her sexuality against a sexualized culture, and creating a real counterweight to pornified media and porn as it’s been known. In these women’s hands porn has become a vehicle for women to explore and define sexuality on their terms, shining the light on how we can all break free from traditional gender roles and shatter erotic conventions.
Tracing the movement from its inception, After Pornfied visualizes this transformed porn to the reader in a way that no other book on porn has done, so that she too can see the power and potential of this new porn by women to free our minds and bodies from the demeaning imageries of our sex in all other porn and pornified media.
Porn affects us. Today, women are leading the way to make those effects empowering.

Pornography and Genocide: The War against Women by Thomas Trzyna (Autor) :
One out of every thirty five women born is killed for cultural or sexual reasons. In the twentieth century more women were killed for those reasons than all the people who died in wars. Women everywhere live in the higher stages of Gregory Stanton’s eight stage genocide scale. Pornography contributes to the peril, whether in the form of battlefield rape films, the rape chants of frat boys, or the massive distribution of violent images on the web and through other media. The United Nations definition of genocide must be changed to recognize women as a targeted group. Pornography and Genocide pulls together the evidence from legal scholars and a myriad of contemporary studies and news accounts from around the world. It is time to face the war against women.

Child Pornography: An Internet Crime by Ethel Quayle (Autor) :
Child pornography, particularly that available via the Internet, has become a cause of huge social concern in recent years. This book examines the reality behind the often hysterical media coverage of the topic. Drawing on extensive new research findings, it examines how child pornography is used on the Internet and the social context in which such use occurs, and develops a model of offending behaviour to better help understand and deal with the processes of offending. Detailed case studies and offenders' own accounts are used to illustrate the processes involved in offending and treatment.
The authors argue that we need to refine our ideas of offending, and that while severe deterrents need to be associated with possession of child pornography, a better understanding is needed of the links between possession and committing a contact offence. Only by improving our understanding of this complex and very controversial topic can we hope to deal effectively with offenders and with their child victims. This is a book which will become an essential read for anyone involved with offenders or victims from a psychological, judicial or social background.

Not For Sale: Feminists Resisting Prostitution & Pornography: Feminists Resisting Prostitution and Pornography by Christine Stark (Autor), Rebecca Whisnant (Autor) :
Including the latest research on prostitution and pornography, this essay anthology shows how the sex industries harm those within them while undermining the possibilities for gender justice, human equality, and stable sexual relationships. From sex industries survivors to social activists and theorists such as Taylor Lee, Adriene Sere, and Kristen Anderberg, this volume asses from a feminist perspective the racism, poverty, militarism, and corporate capitalism of selling sex through strip clubs, brothels, mail-order brides, and child pornography.

Pornified: How Pornography Is Damaging Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families by Pamela Paul (Autor):
Porn in America is everywhere—not just in cybersex and Playboy but in popular video games, advice columns, and reality television shows, and on the bestseller lists. Even more striking, as porn has become affordable, accessible, and anonymous, it has become increasingly acceptable—and a big part of the personal lives of many men and women.
In this controversial and critically acclaimed book, Pamela Paul argues that as porn becomes more pervasive, it is destroying our marriages and families as well as distorting our children's ideas of sex and sexuality. Based on more than one hundred interviews and a nationally representative poll, Pornified exposes how porn has infiltrated our lives, from the wife agonizing over the late-night hours her husband spends on porn Web sites to the parents stunned to learn their twelve-year-old son has seen a hardcore porn film.
Pornified is an insightful, shocking, and important investigation into the costs and consequences of pornography for our families and our culture.

Violence against Women in Pornography by Walter DeKeseredy (Autor), Marilyn Corsianos (Mitwirkende) :
Violence against Women in Pornography illuminates the ways in which adult pornography hurts many women, both on and off screen. A growing body of social scientific knowledge shows that it is strongly associated with various types of violence against women in intimate relationships. Many women who try to leave abusive and/or patriarchal men also report that pornography plays a role in the abuse inflicted on them by their ex-partners. On top of these harms, male pornography consumption is strongly correlated with attitudes supporting violence against women. Many researchers, practitioners, and policy makers believe that adult pornography is a major problem and offer substantial evidence supporting this claim.
Violence against Women in Pornography, unlike books written mainly for scholarly and general audiences, specifically targets students enrolled in undergraduate criminology, deviance, women’s studies, masculinities studies, human sexuality, and media studies courses. Thoughtful discussion questions are placed at the end of each chapter, and appropriate PowerPoint slides and suggestions for classroom exercises will be available to aid student understanding. The main objective of this book is to motivate readers to think critically about adult pornography and to take progressive steps individually and collectively to curb the production and consumption of hurtful sexual media, including that from the "dark side of the Internet."

The Pimping of Prostitution: Abolishing the Sex Work Myth by Julie Bindel (Autor):
This book examines one of the most contested issues facing feminists, human rights activists and governments around the globe – the international sex trade. For decades, the liberal left has been conflicted as to whether pro-prostitution activists or abolitionists hold the correct view, and debates are ongoing as to who holds the key to the solutions facing the women and girls involved.

Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution by Rachel Moran (Autor):
When you are fifteen years old and destitute, too unskilled to work and too young to claim unemployment benefit, your body is all you have left to sell.' Rachel Moran came from a troubled family background. Taken into State care at fourteen, she became homeless and got involved in prostitution aged fifteen. For the next seven years Rachel worked as a prostitute, isolated, drug-addicted, outside of society. Rachel's experience was one of violence, loneliness, and relentless exploitation and abuse. Her story reveals the emotional cost of selling your body night after night in order to survive-loss of innocence, loss of self-worth and a loss of connection from mainstream society that makes it all the more difficult to escape the prostitution world. At the age of 22 she managed, with remarkable strength, to liberate herself from that life. She went to university, gained a degree and forged a new life, but she always promised that one day she would complete this book. This is Rachel Moran's story, written in her own words and in her own name.

Sex, Lies & Statistics: The truth Julie Bindel doesn't want you to read by Brooke Magnanti (Autor), Belle de Jour (Autor) :
"An enlightening must-read for anyone exposed to the press" THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY "Should be read by anyone claiming an interest in sex and, especially, sex equality" EVENING STANDARD "An important book... exactly the kind of level-headed analysis that could help to dispel some of the hysteria surrounding the sex industry" THE TIMES "As entertaining as it is erudite" THE OBSERVER As Belle de Jour she enthralled and outraged the nation in equal measure. Now her real identity is out in the open, Brooke's background as a scientist and a researcher can come to bear in her fascinating investigation into the truth behind the headlines, scandals and moral outrage that fill the media (and our minds) when it comes to sex. Using her entertaining and informed voice, Brooke strips away the hype and looks at the science behind sex and the panic behind public policy. Unlike so many media column inches, Brooke uses verifiable academic research. This is fact, not fiction; science not supposition. So sit back, open your mind and prepare to be shocked...

Between The Streetlights & Red Lights: Escaping from Human Trafficking, Sexual Slavery and Exploitation by Jack W Gregory (Autor):
This book is equal parts tragedy and triumph. All the contributers survived horrific sexual abuse, assault, rape, and human trafficking. To quote the opening of Law and Order: SVU...these are their stories.
The author spent several months talking to and listen to survivors and then provided them with a platform to speak with their own voice.
For his efforts he keeps being banned from FB by people who are offended by the sexual nature of the topic. So...if nothing else ignites your desire to read this it because it's "banned".
In seriousness...this book is not for the faint of heart. It will make you angry. It will make you sad. And it will also open your eyes to the reality of what sexual abuse and human trafficking looks like. It is worth your time to read.

I Never Called It Rape - Updated Edition: The Ms. Report on Recognizing, Fighting, and Surviving Date and Acquaintance Rape by Robin Warshaw (Autor):
Featuring a new preface by feminist icon Gloria Steinem, and a new foreword by Salamishah Tillet, PhD, Rutgers University Professor of African American Studies and Creative Writing
“Essential. . . . It is nonpolemical, lucid, and speaks eloquently not only to the victims of acquaintance rape but to all those caught in its net.”— Philadelphia Inquirer
With the advent of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements, and almost daily new reports about rape, both on and off campuses, Robin Warshaw’s I Never Called It Rape is even more relevant today than when it was first published in 1988. The sad truth is that statistics on date rape have not changed in more than thirty years. That our culture enables rape is not just shown by the numbers: the outbreak of complaints against alleged rapists from Bill Cosby and Harvey Weinstein to Matt Lauer and President Donald Trump has further amplified this horrifying reality.
With more than 80,000 copies sold to date, I Never Called It Rape serves as a guide to understanding rape as a cultural phenomenon—providing women and men with strategies to address our rape endemic. It gives survivors the context and resources to help them heal from their experiences, and pulls the wool from all our eyes regarding the pervasiveness of rape and sexual assault in our society.

The Other Side of Silence: Women Tell About Their Experiences With Date Rape by Christine Carter (Herausgeber) :
About the heinous crime date rape!

Dinah Jacob: A young woman’s nightmare On her first date by Silvanus Oluoch (Autor) :
Dinah Jacob is a story of an ill-timed passion and betrayal involving a young woman whose family had just relocated into a new city. As soon as she picked-up friendships with the local girls and she began frequenting one of the girl’s residence, a young man in the city got interested in her. Unfortunately, no one was prepared for what followed. Before they could even get well acquainted, the young man date-raped her on their first encounter to the dismay of everyone else. It is a heart rending story that began well with the girl’s birth, but did not end well. Because when the heinous act was perpetrated upon her, her brothers took the law into their own hands and slaughtered the whole city. Regrettably in this situation, the consequences were as harsh as was the act itself. Lamentably, this is not an isolated case. There are records showing that rape is a widespread and frequent phenomena even today. Yet the thrust of this story is meant to alert the young people to the fact that rape and other sexual abuses are common and can happen to anyone. Some studies have shown that at least a third of girls and a quarter of boys have been sexually molested or abused in some way. Her words; I have written as if I favor the girl child simply because this story is about a girl and also because they are the most vulnerable to sexual manipulations in the name of love. The opinions and facts I have expressed herein are not all original with me; I have picked up some here and there along the way from a number of sources in my walk with God. But they are proven wisdom from a Judeo-Christian perspective based on the biblical principles, which are the best guide for every human life. This little volume does not purport to be a text-book on sex or youth behavior, but it is a provocation to the young people to pursue relevant knowledge on sexology rightfully. Though it is small and does not exhaust all there is to be said on this subject; it is conservatively forthright and explicit in its address.

Shamed: The Honour Killing That Shocked Britain – by the Sister Who Fought for Justice/Sarbjit Kaur Athwal (Autor)
In 1998, Sarbjit Athwal was called by her husband to attend a family meeting. It looked like just another family gathering. An attractive house in west London, a large dining room, two brothers, their mother, one wife. But the subject they were discussing was anything but ordinary. At the head of the group sat the elderly mother. She stared proudly around, smiling at her children, then raised her hand for silence. ‘It’s decided then,’ the old lady announced. ‘We have to get rid of her.’
‘Her’ was Surjit Athwal, Sarbjit’s sister-in-law. Within three weeks of that meeting, Surjit was dead: lured from London to India, drugged, strangled, and her body dumped in the Ravi River, never to be seen again.
After the killing, risking her own life, Sarbjit fought secretly for justice for nine long, scared years. Eventually, with immense bravery, she became the first person within a murderer’s family ever to go into open court in an honour killing trial as the Prosecution’s key witness, and the first to waive her anonymity in such a trial. As a result of her testimony, the trial led to the first successful prosecution of an honour killing without the body ever being found.
But her story doesn’t end there. Since the trial, her life has been threatened; her own husband arrested after an allegation of intimidation. Shamed is a story of fear and of horror – but also of immense courage, and a woman who risked everything to see that justice was done.

Broken Mirrors: The 'Dowry Problem' in India/Robin Wyatt (Autor)
In fairytales, good triumphs over evil and mirrors don't lie. Reality, however, presents a different picture as fairytale marriages fall apart and end in a ghastly nightmare: battered brides, unnatural deaths and the ubiquitous 'dowry'. Why does the spectre of 'dowry death' continue to haunt Indian society even a decade into the 21st century? Robin Wyatt, with Nazia Masood, investigates this very problem in Broken Mirrors, urging readers to look beyond the obvious. The narrative, as it effortlessly turns its gaze from the story of a survivor of domestic violence to that of one accused of the crime, smashes the conventional image of so-called 'dowry deaths'. It picks up each of the shattered pieces of the mirror and looks into them closely, and what emerges is a complex portrait of a society where marriage counselling remains taboo and inaccessible to large sections of the population, where the quest for 'justice', armed with powerful, 'pro-women' anti-dowry laws, brushes aside the truth behind the breakdown of many a perfect marriage.

Beautiful: A beautiful girl. An evil man. One inspiring true story of courage/Katie Piper (Autor)
When Katie Piper was 24, her life was near perfect. Young and beautiful, she was well on her way to fulfilling her dream of becoming a model.
But then she met Daniel Lynch on Facebook and her world quickly turned into a nightmare ...
After being held captive and brutally raped by her new boyfriend, Katie was subjected to a vicious acid attack. Within seconds, this bright and bubbly girl could feel her looks and the life she loved melting away.
Beautiful is the moving true story of how one young woman had her mind, body and spirit cruelly snatched from her and how she inspired millions with her fight to get them back.

Cut: One Woman's Fight Against FGM in Britain Today/ Hibo Wardere (Autor)
Imagine for a moment that you are 6-years-old and you are woken in the early hours, bathed and then dressed in rags before being led down to an ominous looking tent at the end of your garden. And there, you are subjected to the cruellest cut, ordered by your own mother.
Forced down on a bed, her legs held apart, Hibo Warderewas made to undergo female genital cutting, a process so brutal, she nearly died.
As a teenager she moved to London in the shadow of the Somalian Civil War where she quickly learnt the procedure she had undergone in her home country was not 'normal' in the west. She embarked on a journey to understand FGM and its roots, whilst raising her own family and dealing with the devastating consequences of the cutting in her own life. Today Hibo finds herself working in London as an FGM campaigner, helping young girls whose families plan to take them abroad for the procedure. She has vowed to devote herself to the campaign against FGM.
Eloquent and searingly honest, this is Hibo's memoir which promises not only to tell her remarkable story but also to shed light on a medieval practice that's being carried out in the 21stcentury, right on our doorstep. FGM in the UK has gone undocumented for too long and now that's going to change. Devastating, empowering and informative, this book brings to life a clash of cultures at the heart of contemporary society and shows how female genital mutilation is a very British problem.

I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced: A Memoir /Nujood Ali (Autor)
Nujood Ali's childhood came to an abrupt end in 2008 when her father arranged for her to be married to a man three times her age. With harrowing directness, Nujood tells of abuse at her husband's hands and of her daring escape. With the help of local advocates and the press, Nujood obtained her freedom—an extraordinary achievement in Yemen, where almost half of all girls are married under the legal age. Nujood's courageous defiance of both Yemeni customs and her own family has inspired other young girls in the Middle East to challenge their marriages.
Hers is an unforgettable story of tragedy, triumph, and courage.

Mayada: Daughter Of Iraq / Jean Sasson (Autor)
Mayada was born into a powerful Iraqi family. One grandfather fought alongside Lawrence of Arabia. The other is acclaimed as the first true Arab nationalist. Her uncle was Prime Minister for nearly forty years, her mother an important politician. When Saddam Hussein and his Ba'ath party seized power, and instituted his reign of terror, Mayada found herself alone in Baghdad, a divorced parent of two children, earning a meagre living printing brochures. Until one morning in August 1999 she was summarily arrested and dragged to the notorious Baladiyat Prison, falsely accused of printing anti-government propaganda.
There she was thrown into a cell with 17 'shadow women'. Like latter-day Sherezades, these women passed their days, while waiting for the next interrogation and torture session, telling each other their stories. They were eager to hear Mayada's stories of her privileged former life, of the history of her proud family, of kings and queens, of meetings with Saddam himself.
Not only the story of a woman intimately connected to Iraq's cultured, ancient history, this book is a powerful witness to the terror and horror wrought by Saddam on the lives and souls of its ordinary citizens.

Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick/Maya Dusenbery (Author)
Editor of the award-winning site, Maya Dusenbery brings together scientific and sociological research, interviews with doctors and researchers, and personal stories from women across the country to provide the first comprehensive, accessible look at how sexism in medicine harms women today.
In Doing Harm, Dusenbery explores the deep, systemic problems that underlie women’s experiences of feeling dismissed by the medical system. Women have been discharged from the emergency room mid-heart attack with a prescription for anti-anxiety meds, while others with autoimmune diseases have been labeled “chronic complainers” for years before being properly diagnosed. Women with endometriosis have been told they are just overreacting to “normal” menstrual cramps, while still others have “contested” illnesses like chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia that, dogged by psychosomatic suspicions, have yet to be fully accepted as “real” diseases by the whole of the profession.
An eye-opening read for patients and health care providers alike, Doing Harm shows how women suffer because the medical community knows relatively less about their diseases and bodies and too often doesn’t trust their reports of their symptoms. The research community has neglected conditions that disproportionately affect women and paid little attention to biological differences between the sexes in everything from drug metabolism to the disease factors—even the symptoms of a heart attack. Meanwhile, a long history of viewing women as especially prone to “hysteria” reverberates to the present day, leaving women battling against a stereotype that they’re hypochondriacs whose ailments are likely to be “all in their heads.”
Offering a clear-eyed explanation of the root causes of this insidious and entrenched bias and laying out its sometimes catastrophic consequences, Doing Harm is a rallying wake-up call that will change the way we look at health care for women.
Editor of the award-winning site, Maya Dusenbery brings together scientific and sociological research, interviews with doctors and researchers, and personal stories from women across the country to provide the first comprehensive, accessible look at how sexism in medicine harms women today.

Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology/ Deirdre Cooper Owens
The accomplishments of pioneering doctors such as John Peter Mettauer, James Marion Sims, and Nathan Bozeman are well documented. It is also no secret that these nineteenth-century gynecologists performed experimental caesarean sections, ovariotomies, and obstetric fistula repairs primarily on poor and powerless women. Medical Bondage breaks new ground by exploring how and why physicians denied these women their full humanity yet valued them as “medical superbodies” highly suited for medical experimentation.
In Medical Bondage, Cooper Owens examines a wide range of scientific literature and less formal communications in which gynecologists created and disseminated medical fictions about their patients, such as their belief that black enslaved women could withstand pain better than white “ladies.” Even as they were advancing medicine, these doctors were legitimizing, for decades to come, groundless theories related to whiteness and blackness, men and women, and the inferiority of other races or nationalities.
Medical Bondage moves between southern plantations and northern urban centers to reveal how nineteenth-century American ideas about race, health, and status influenced doctor-patient relationships in sites of healing like slave cabins, medical colleges, and hospitals. It also retells the story of black enslaved women and of Irish immigrant women from the perspective of these exploited groups and thus restores for us a picture of their lives.

Birth Trauma and the Dark Side of Modern Medicine: Exposting Systematic Violence During Hospital Birth and the Hijacking of Human Love / Jeanice Barcelo (Author)
"Birth Trauma and the Dark Side of Modern Medicine" offers a critical analysis of technological interventions during childbirth and the abuse of mothers and infants during hospital birth. The book contains a mixture of personal commentary, combined with many stories of severe birth trauma and extensive citation of research to affirm that what is happening during hospital birth is detrimental to mothers, infants, families, and our entire civilization. The book covers a wide array of topics including postpartum depression and post-traumatic stress, marital breakdown after childbirth, disrupted mother-infant bonding, birth rape, circumcision, induction, cytotec, pitocin, epidural, cesarean section, abuse in neonatal intensive care units, vaccines, the dark side of artificial reproductive technologies, and much more. Additionally, there is pertinent information about prenatal trauma and the impact of the first nine months on the rest of our lives.
This book is an intense read but the revelations are important. It deserves to be widely read.

The Rape of Innocence: Female Genital Mutilation & Circumcision in the USA/Patricia Robinett (Author)
Genital mutilation in the USA has been a well-kept secret. "The Rape of Innocence" is an autobiographical account of a white Anglo-Saxon Protestant woman who discovered she had been the victim of clitoridectomy as a child in Kansas in the 1950s.
The author is a therapist who deals with trauma. In her work, she has met many other American women and men who were genitally mutilated as children and adults. Could you -- or someone you love -- have been cut too?
This book may explain the U.S. epidemic of sexual dysfunction, anger, anxiety, depression -- unresolved psychological trauma from circumcision. Now that the word is out, the healing can begin.

Battling Over Birth: Black Women and the Maternal Health Care Crisis / Julia Chinyere Oparah (Author), Helen Arega (Author), Dantia Hudson (Author), Linda Jones (Author), Talita Oseguera (Author)
Battling over Birth is a critical and timely resource for understanding black women’s birthing experiences in the United States, a country where black women’s lives—and the lives they create—are at much greater risk of death and injury than those of non-black women … By distilling the common and diverse threads from over 100 black women, the BWBJ researchers have woven a multi-faceted tapestry that reflects what black women view as important and central to optimal birth experiences. Their recommendations for improving care and outcomes are grounded in black women’s authoritative knowledge. … This wonderful, important, necessary research by and for black women points in the direction that black women think we should go to ensure they have safe, healthy, and satisfying birth experiences and outcomes. We need to listen and act.

Mel's Story: Surviving Military Sexual Assault/ G. B. Trudeau (Autor)
"An estimated 19,000 rapes and sexual assaults took place in the military last year. Every one of them represents a monstrous crime made much worse by the sense of betrayal that accompanied it. That so few victims--just one in seven--report these crimes underscores the utter lack of trust that pervades military culture."
 -- Retired Gen. Loree Sutton and Garry Trudeau, in a Washington Post OpEd, June 29, 2013

Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women's Lives at Work /Gillian Thomas (Autor)
Best known as a monumental achievement of the civil rights movement, the 1964 Civil Rights Act also revolutionized the lives of America’s working women. Title VII of the law made it illegal to discriminate “because of sex.” But that simple phrase didn’t mean much until ordinary women began using the law to get justice on the job—and some took their fights all the way to the Supreme Court. Among them were Ida Phillips, denied an assembly line job because she had a preschool-age child; Kim Rawlinson, who fought to become a prison guard—a “man’s job”; Mechelle Vinson, who brought a lawsuit for sexual abuse before “sexual harassment” even had a name; Ann Hopkins, denied partnership at a Big Eight accounting firm because the men in charge thought she needed "a course at charm school”; and most recently, Peggy Young, UPS truck driver, forced to take an unpaid leave while pregnant because she asked for a temporary reprieve from heavy lifting.
These unsung heroines’ victories, and those of the other women profiled in Gillian Thomas' Because of Sex, dismantled a “Mad Men” world where women could only hope to play supporting roles; where sexual harassment was “just the way things are”; and where pregnancy meant getting a pink slip.
Through first-person accounts and vivid narrative, Because of Sex tells the story of how one law, our highest court, and a few tenacious women changed the American workplace forever.

Kill the Silence: A Survivor's Life Reclaimed /Monika Korra (Autor)
In 2009, college sophomore and track star Monika Kørra was grabbed by three men on her way home from a party and brutally raped. Within hours of being released, Monika resolved that she would not be a victim – she was going to be a survivor.
Monika had traveled from her home in Norway to Southern Methodist University in Dallas, determined to acclimate to life in the States and excited for the opportunity of a full scholarship to do what she loved. As an athlete and Olympic hopeful, Monika already knew how to train against extreme fatigue, soreness, and distraction. She was used to overcoming adversity, using obstacles like stepping stones to achieve her goals. Persistence and patience had always been her greatest tools. She would now have to use these same qualities to regain her self-identity and find a “new normal”.
Stripped of her sense of security, she slowly rebuilds her life with the help of her friends, family, and her own unflappable spirit. Monika shares the inspiring combination of mental and physical work that gave her the strength to win her greatest fight yet: the court case against the three men who had attacked her. She testifies against them with confidence and a fierce determination that these men would never be able to hurt anyone else, securing a life sentence. Two of them received life, one with parole and one without parole for the worst of the three.
A large percentage of sexual assaults – upwards of 80% for female college students, like Monika was – go unreported, and 15 of every 16 rapists go free. By sharing her story, Monika hopes to inspire others to come forward and tell their own stories without shame or fear. Kill the Silence is about one woman's journey to recover from trauma and a call to arms to break the stigma that surrounds violence against women.

I Have the Right To: A High School Survivor's Story of Sexual Assault, Justice, and Hope /Chessy Prout (Autor)
In 2014, Chessy Prout was a freshman at St. Paul’s School, a prestigious boarding school in New Hampshire, when a senior boy sexually assaulted her as part of a ritualized game of conquest. Chessy bravely reported her assault to the police and testified against her attacker in court. Then, in the face of unexpected backlash from her once-trusted school community, she shed her anonymity to help other survivors find their voice.
This memoir is more than an account of a horrific event. It takes a magnifying glass to the institutions that turn a blind eye to such behavior and a society that blames victims rather than perpetrators. Chessy’s story offers real, powerful solutions to upend rape culture as we know it today. Prepare to be inspired by this remarkable young woman and her story of survival, advocacy, and hope in the face of unspeakable trauma.

Armed Survivor / Christine Hand-Gonzales Ed.D. (Autor)
An honorable citizen, a disturbed criminal, and a lifelong addiction to violence, control, and sexual abuse, were on the agenda. ARMED SURVIVOR is the true account of two lives on a horrific collision course. The story is filled with twists and turns, intrigue and suspense.
Violence against women has reached epic proportions in the United States. In this case, a 30-year veteran school counselor and single woman appeared to take all the right precautions to live alone “safely.” Smart, aware, and responsible, this independent lady possesses the survivor’s instinct, but did she have what it would take to battle this demon?
Unbeknownst to her, this stalker would watched from a distance. He tracked her every move, day and night, weekdays and weekends for several months. Lurking in the dark, this predator, a Cuban national, planned his attack. Had he done this before? Was he seeking asylum and sanctuary in the United States to avoid jail time in Cuba for pending rape and murder charges? It will become apparent that this convicted felon and pathological liar did not fear extradition, the legal system, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, or the Department of Homeland Security.
Follow these two lives to understand how this freak encounter between two strangers occurred; then, learn how to protect yourself from such attacks.

WHEN DATING HURTS: What we learned about dating violence after our daughter's tragic death /Bill Mitchell (Autor)
"When Dating Hurts" is the breathtaking memoir of the dating violence murder of a daughter. In June 2005, Kristin Mitchell was killed by her ex-boyfriend 20 days after her college graduation. This book tells the journey her family has taken since then.
They were faced with a decision: concentrate only on healing themselves—or take what they were experiencing and use it to help others who might face a similar situation. "When Dating Hurts" is a detailed account of what the Mitchells learned the hard way beginning with the call from detectives. Readers will see that dating violence can seize any family in any community.
Besides telling their tragedy, this book offers sound advice gained from domestic violence counselors, law enforcement professionals, victims, and survivors. Had they read a book like this, Kristin would most likely be alive today.
"When Dating Hurts" is intended to improve and potentially save lives. Mothers and fathers should read it for their daughters, or a sister, niece, friend, or co-worker. Or read it for yourself then share what you learn because 1 in 3 women will suffer serious physical violence in their lifetimes at the hands of an intimate partner. This typically happens between the ages of 16 and 24, but it can happen at any age.
"When Dating Hurts" is dedicated to Kristin Mitchell and all women who are taken from this life before their time by the epidemic of dating violence. The Mitchell family is certain that reading this book will save a few innocent young women.
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Zamzam Habib
Sep 15, 2020
Injustice is wrong

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Farana Akhtar
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Disgusting and I’m really disappointed

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Jainaba. Gbassay Jallow
Aug 25, 2020
Child abuse in the name of charity should be stopped. Pedophile are the ones running these organisations.

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Usman yusuf
Aug 24, 2020
Because children are innocent

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Ferzana Chaudhary
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I believe in justice for the innocent

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nasar rasheed
Aug 24, 2020
THis is so wrong that children are being exploited and abused . We need to put a stop to this penny appeal charity.

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hakim hakim
Aug 23, 2020
I have children and we raise orphans