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Anita Kanitz
4 years ago
We are the heroines of our own history. "
Mary McCarthy (1912-1989), American writer & women's rights activist

"I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We've been taught that silence would save us, but it won't."
-Audre Lorde

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
Martin Luther King, Jr.

There are many hate crimes against females:
femicide, FGM, acid attacks, witch hunts, widow murders, dowry murders, honour killings, rape culture, gang/mass/war rapes, sexual and domestic murder, sexual and domestic violence, forced and child marriage, sex slavery, forced prostitution, child prostitution, child rape and abuse, sex trafficking, human trafficking, abductions connected with rape, forced marriage and murder, sexual torture, street/workplace/campus and school harassment, forced childbirths, executions and punishment of female victims, stoning, lynching, stalking, cyber bullying and bullying, daily misogyny and hate speech, sexism, forced dress codes, lack of human rights/contraception and education, forced abortions and violence during childbirths!

Brutal and Worst Rape Cases in United States!

Murder and rape of Heather Rich:

On October 2, 1996, Heather Rich was gang raped on a remote bridge in Texas at midnight. Rich was a 16-year-old girl from sophomore high school in Waurika, Oklahoma. She was driven to the crime location by three young men, two of them her schoolmates. She went to her boyfriend’s, where he had already been drinking with his friends.

Rich was in a state of severe intoxication following a session of heavy drinking, when she was sexually assaulted and raped by two of the men while semi-conscious, with the third her boyfriend also admitting sex but claiming Rich had consented. Fearing a rape prosecution, Gambill decided to kill her and persuaded the others to help him. Rich was shot nine times on the bridge, and her body dumped in the creek.

Recy Taylor Case:

Recy Taylor was an African American woman from Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama. On September 3, 1944, on her way from church, six white men attacked her. One of them was U.S Army private Herbert Lovett. Six men abducted her and took her into the woods, where they devilishly raped her at gunpoint. Taylor helplessly begged them to return home to her family.

Even after those men admitted the rape to authorities, juries subsequently declined to indict the men, meaning no charges were ever brought against any of Taylor’s assailants. In 2011, the Alabama House of Representatives apologized on behalf of the state for its failure to prosecute her attackers.

Cheryl Araujo case:

Cheryl Araujo was gang raped in New Bedford, Massachusetts at the age of 21 in 1983. The incident took place in a local tavern where few men forced her and brutally raped her on a pool table. Eventually, she fought off the attackers and ran almost naked right into the street, screaming.

She was rescued by some students passing by, who took her to the nearest hospital. This is one of the few cases in which the name of a rape victim was disclosed openly, causing serious tension among the media worldwide. She died after a few years in a car crash.

Megan Kanka case:

Megan Kanka was just a 7 year old girl when she was black-heartedly raped and murdered by her neighbor named Jesse. K. Timmendequas. The convict lured and coaxes her into his house and then raped and killed her. On July the 27 1994, the world remained shocked by knowing this heartbreaking story.

Following this incident in Hamilton Township, New Jersey, U.S government introduced the Megan’s Law, which makes compulsory for the law enforcement authorities to make information available to the public regarding registered sex offenders. Jesse was later sentenced to life imprisonment by the New Jersey Legislature for his brutal and inhuman doings in 2007.

Jessica Lunsford Case:

On February 24, 2005 in Homosassa, Florida, a 9 year old girl went missing from her house. Her name was Jessica Lunsford. She was abducted from her home, raped not once but twice and killed by 46 years old John Couey. In his confession, Couey said that he raped Lunsford in his bedroom twice. Then he put her in his closet and ordered her to remain silent.

Three days after her abduction, Couey tricked Jessica into getting into a garbage bag, and buried her alive. On August 24, 2007, Couey was sentenced to death, after carrying three consecutive life sentences. However, on September 30, 2009, before the sentences could be carried out he died of natural causes.

Richmond High School Case:

Richmond High school situated in Richmond, California, U.S, came into media scrutiny after a school student was brutally gang raped within its boundary. It was late night on 24 October 2009, when a homecoming dance was organized in the school. A classmate of the victim (name disclosed), invited her to join some of his own friends. They were having a small party in a dark courtyard.

Here, she consumes a high amount of alcohol (brandy), then she was propositioned for sex by the alleged offenders. Following her refusal they beat her to an extent that she became semi-unconscious, then continuously raped her for more than 2 hours. According to report almost dozens bystanders witnessed the act, but did not call for help. Eventually, a local resident called the police.

Rape is a horrible crime and the only crime, the victims are the accused!
Anita Kanitz

It begins with hate speech, verbal violence, sexual assault and violence, rape and ends with sexual torture, sexual mutilation and horible sexual and serial murders. We must stop the rape and murder game against innocent females worldwide at once. Partriarchy is deadly!
Anita Kanitz

The common erotic project of destroying women makes it possible for men to unite into a brotherhood; this project is the only firm and trustworthy groundwork for cooperation among males and all male bonding is based on it. Andrea Dworkin

Rape culture worldwide:
March, 2017, India:

Rape survivor forces Supreme Court to call tech firms Google, Microsoft, Facebook and Yahoo to India for talks on how to eradicate sexual abuse shared online

Sunitha Krishnan, 44, took her petition to the apex court after she claimed police failed to make any arrests based on her evidence of rape videos online
The tech firms have now been called to India for 15-day talks with the IT Ministry
After falling prey to sexual abuse when she was 15, Sunitha launched organisation Prajwala which has helped thousands of other rape victims in India
She was awarded the Padma Shri for her inspirational work in 2016
A gang rape survivor who now campaigns against online sexual abuse content has forced the Supreme Court to direct the world's biggest tech firms to hold detailed talks on Indian soil.

The apex court on Wednesday called on top officials from Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Yahoo - most of them foreign-based - to come to India and hold a detailed 15-day meeting with the Information and Technology Ministry.

The mandate is clear: Indians will not get to see videos of sexual assault and child pornography.

This is by far the biggest victory for the petitioner, 44-year-old Sunitha Krishnan, a gang-rape survivor turned saviour for thousands of victims across the country.

The top court in 2015 ordered a CBI probe based on a letter written by her to former Chief Justice HL Dattu, complaining of rape videos being circulated on social media.

Sunitha had also given a pen drive and sought action against the culprits.

Having herself fallen prey to sexual assault when she was 15, Sunitha launched Prajwala, an institution that has rescued and assisted more than 10,000 girls trafficked for commercial sexual exploitation and found them shelter.

The achievement got her recognition in the form of Padma Shri in 2016.

Sunitha began the #ShameTheRapistCampaign when she uploaded an edited version of a gang-rape video on YouTube in February.

It was one of nine such videos that were being circulated as MMS clips and she asked viewers to help identify the alleged rapists.

Observers say more and more perpetrators are recording their crimes on mobile phones to use as a blackmailing tool and to dissuade victims from going to the cops.

Sunitha was forced to move the apex court with the help of her friend and activist, Supreme Court lawyer Aparna Bhat, as police did not make any arrests, though the men in the videos were clearly visible.

Observers say more and more perpetrators are recording their crimes on mobile phones to use as a blackmailing tool and to dissuade victims from going to the cops.

Sunitha was forced to move the apex court with the help of her friend and activist, Supreme Court lawyer Aparna Bhat, as police did not make any arrests, though the men in the videos were clearly visible.

The CBI made the first breakthrough on March 24, 2015, by arresting Bhubaneswar-based builder Subrat Sahu on charges of raping a woman and filming the act.

As per the top court's order on Wednesday, Ajay Kumar, the additional secretary in the IT Ministry has been made the chairman of the crucial committee and he will liaise with all the social media and internet giants.

'The committee will assist and advise the court on the feasibility of ensuring that videos of rapes, gang-rapes and child pornography are not available to the general public. They just cannot be in public domain, it is very clear,' the bench said in the order.

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.”
― Desmond Tutu

Organized hate campaigns are for example bullying with internet harassment and online slandering. Stalking, cyber stalking and bullying,,online stalking, online harassment connected with defamation and identy theft, the enhanced form of bullying has increased alarmingly worldwide and also the cruelty to the victims is very frightening. Many destroyed lives and suicides, especially among children, adolescents, young girls are very much the case. Stalkers are felonies, cowardly, psychopathic, sociopathic, sadistic, brutal and capable of anything. I know that as victims and as a member of a victim organization. It is important to establish support centers for victims, it is important to create very hard for stalker laws with long prison terms. It is important to recognize stalking as a felony and condemn the perpetrators as felons. Stalker lay hands remarkably often on women living alone, young girls, to students, children who are going to school and chat, families with children. It makes them fun to destroy lifes, it makes them fun to get people to commit suicide, it makes them fun to make people emotionally, professionally and personally broken. This has to end, soul murders should be sentenced as future physical murder.In addition, it really should be possible to stop Cyberstalkers, in my case this is not done and I am now in no social networks.I've been myself stalked and bullied for thirteen years by an soziopathic and psychopathic ex-tenant and all his friends.

The cruel kind people treat you shows you what kind of cruel cowards they are. It's not a statement about you, it's a judgement about them. Nobody should judge quickly about someone, tomorrow he/she can be in the situation of the victims and their shoes.Be the change and the hope for the future, the hope for our children and grandchildren!
Fear nothing and go your way for freedom, justice and peace on earth.
Anita Kanitz

Violence against women and girls is major public health and human rights issue that has for too long been denied the attention and concern of international organizations, national governments, traditional human rights groups and the press. Only recently have governments and the international community acknowledged the prevalence and scope of violence against women and girls. Meanwhile, hundreds of millions of girls and women around the globe continue to endure debilitating and often fatal human rights abuses.

Sexual Violence: According to the World Health Organization, between 12 percent and 25 percent of women around the world have experienced sexual violence at some time in their lives. In the United States, data compiled by the National Victim Center in 1995 indicate that over 700,000 women are raped or sexually assaulted annually. The laws of many countries around the world, such as India, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, have explicit exemptions for marital rape. Additionally, laws in countries such as Uruguay and Ethiopia allow rapists to escape punishment if they marry their victims. Further, armed conflict situations and civil wars in approximately 100 countries around the world have seen the increasing use of rape as a weapon of warfare. Women civilians and refugees, specifically targeted by armed forces, are subject to mass rape, forced pregnancy, and sexual slavery.

Domestic Violence: According to the World Health Organization, results of large-scale studies conducted in various developing and industrialized countries indicate that between 16 and 52 percent of women reported having been assaulted by an intimate partner. In the United States, 28 percent of women reported at least one episode of physical violence from their partner. In Nicaragua, 52 percent of women aged 15 - 49 in the city of Leon reported having been physically abused by a partner at least once. Many cultures condone or legally sanction domestic violence. In Northern Nigeria, for example, Section 55 of the Penal Code allows a husband to discipline his wife so long as the action does not amount to the “infliction of grievous hurt.”

Trafficking in Women and Girls: According to the United Nations Population Fund, an estimated 4 million women and girls around the world are bought and sold either into marriage, prostitution or slavery. Trafficking is an international multi-billion dollar industry. Traffickers operating across international borders procure their victims in many ways. Some women and girls are abducted; some are deceived by offers of legitimate work in another country; some are sold by their own poverty-stricken parents or are themselves driven by poverty into the lure of traffickers who profit from their desperation. These women and girls suffer unspeakable human rights violations as commodities of the trade in human beings.

Honor Killings: The United Nations Populations Fund estimates that as many as 5,000 women and girls are murdered by family members each year in so-called “honor killings” around the world. According to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary and arbitrary executions, “honor killings” have been reported in Bangladesh, Brazil, Ecuador, Egypt, India, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Morocco, Pakistan, Sweden, Turkey, Uganda and the United Kingdom.

Stalking, bullying, sexual harassment:

At High School I was bullied, harassed, stalked and defamed by a narcisstic male classmate (a real douchebag). There were rape threats too.There were bystanders, because if a girl didn't want sex with guys, which are interested in her, then is something wrong with her. She is stupid and not normal, so they said.

At my workplaces I must terminated three times my workplace, because there were rape attempts, sexual harassment and bullying by horny collegaues and bosses (male idiots and dickheads). The male idiots had helpers, because women are sluts and men are men, so they said.

My perverse Muslim Australian ex-tenant (a real chicken shit) is stalking me with his friends for 13 years. The stalking includes rape threats, death threats, tracking, burglary attempts, slandering, cyberbullying, mailing of rape mails, rape and revenge porn videos of other females, hacker attacks, telephone terror, damages to property. His friends called me a slut and a whore and a Femnazi.

The reason was in all cases that I showed these men the cold shoulder, women and girls are not sex toys and sexual garbage.

Our future must be to blame and punish the culprits not the victims! Blaming the victims is not the solution, but it's common worldwide!
Victim blaming is not only done by men, victim blaming is also often done by other women. How can a woman in this world be so stupid to be not on her own side?

Many women worldwide take part on FGM, femicide, female infanticide, sexual/domestic violence and murder, widow murder, killing of rape and violence victims, school/campus/workplace/online harassment, forced prostitution/rape porn, rape culture, sex slavery, witchhunts, dowry murders, honour killings,acid attacks, forced and child marriages, stalking, abductions, hate speech and victim blaming. How can a woman be so stupid not to be on her own side! What a shame!

When you grow up as a girl, it is like there are faint chalk lines traced approximately three inches around your entire body at all times, drawn by society and often religion and family and particularly other women, who somehow feel invested in how you behave, as if your actions reflect directly on all womanhood.
M.E. Thomas, Confessions of a Sociopath: A Life Spent Hiding in Plain Sight

Feminism isn't simply about being a woman in a position of power. It's battling systemic inequities; it's a social justice movement that believes sexism, racism and classism exist and interconnect, and that they should be consistently challenged. Jessica Valenti

There's a remarkable amount of sexism on TV. When male characters are flawed, they're interesting, deep and complex. But when female characters are flawed, they're just a mess. It's good to put more flawed but interesting female characters out there because it promotes equality. Ellen Pompeo

For the perpetrator, rape lasts just a matter of minutes. For the victim, it never stops.
Fredrik Backman, Beartown

Mass sexual assault is the collective sexual assault of women, and sometimes children, in public by groups of unrelated men. Typically acting under the protective cover of large gatherings, victims have reported being groped, stripped, beaten, bitten, penetrated and raped!

Mass sexual assault in EgyptIn Egypt, several mass sexual assaults have received wide international coverage. In Arabic, the term "mass sexual assaults" translates as تحرش جماعي (taḥarrush jamāʿī), often incorrectly transliterated in the media as "taharrush gamea" following a German police report into the 2016 New Year's Eve sexual assaults in Germany.

New Year's Eve sexual assaults in Germany

During New Year's Eve celebrations 2015/2016, incidents of mass sexual assault and numerous thefts occurred in Germany, mainly in Cologne city center.

See also: 2012 Guwahati molestation case, 2012 Mangalore homestay attack, Eve teasing, and Blank Noise.

Several cases of mass sexual assault have been reported in India. In July 2012, a teenage girl was sexually assaulted for up to 45 minutes by a large group of men outside a bar in Guwahati, Assam. No one intervened until the police arrived.

During the 2002 riots in Gujarat, targeted violence against Muslim women and children documented by civil society groups reported "mass rapes, live burials and burnings, acid attacks, impaling, and other brutal forms of torture that was deeply gendered, and linked violence against women with violence on their children – both born and unborn". Survivors reported "that sexual violence consisted of forced nudity, mass rapes, gang-rapes, mutilation, insertion of objects into bodies, cutting of breasts, slitting the stomach and reproductive organs, and carving of Hindu religious symbols on women's body parts.[7] The Concerned Citizens' Tribunal, characterised the use of rape "as an instrument for the subjugation and humiliation of a community".

The cruel hate crime connected with rape, sex slavery, FGM, sexual torture and murder:

Child marriage:

For example Mali:

Child Marriage is a Death Sentence for Many Young Girls!
In spite of the abuse and deprivation many girls suffer as a result of forced early
marriage, the practice continues to be alarmingly common, with more than 60
million women age 20-24 married before they turned 18. In some countries
more than half of all girls are married or in union before the age of 18. These
include Niger – where the incidence of child marriage is a staggering 75 percent,
Chad (72 percent), Mali (71 percent), Bangladesh (64 percent), Guinea (63
percent), Central African Republic (61 percent), Mozambique (56 percent),
and Nepal (51 percent). Justified as an accepted norm with social and financial benefits, child marriage has little or no benefit for the young girls themselves, who are more vulnerable to domestic violence, more likely to be uneducated, at greater risk of
contracting HIV/AIDS, and more likely to bear children before they are physically ready. Indeed, for some 70,000 young brides who die every year as a result of pregnancy or childbirth complications, early marriage is a death
Studies show that girls who give birth before the age of 15 are five times more
likely to die in childbirth than women in their twenties. Furthermore, the infants
of child mothers are also at greater risk. If a mother is under the age of 18, her
baby’s chance of dying in its first year of life is 60 percent greater than that of
an infant born to a mother older than 19.
In few countries has the crisis of forced early marriage reached such proportions
as in Mali, where nearly three-quarters of all women are married before the age
of 18. Driven by poverty and the incentive to claim a dowry for their daughters,
many families are complicit in forcing young girls to wed.
With so many young girls forced into early marriage and bearing children before
they are physically mature, the corresponding rates of maternal and neonatal
death in Mali are dangerously high. A Malian woman’s chances of dying due to
pregnancy or childbirth related complications are 1 in 15. As for neonatal
mortality rates, Mali ranks number seven in the world, with 54 deaths per 1,000
live births.
While there has been a slight decrease in child marriage rates since 1987, when
nearly 80 per cent of Malian women married as children, the numbers are not
dropping fast enough. The fact is, child rights activists say, child marriage is a
neglected issue.
Indeed, while public awareness campaigns have made progress educating the
population about the dangers of harmful practices such as Female Genital
Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), less energy and resources have been funneled into
the campaign against forced early marriage.
To correct this imbalance, last year UNICEF joined together with a local NGO,
government agency, and media representatives to organize the country’s first
public awareness campaign in the region of Kayes – an area of Mali with
particularly high rates of child marriage.

Child marriage connected with forced marriage, child rape, forced underaged forced childbirths, forced cruel (the cutting of all genitals or the most parts of them) is no culture, no religion, no custom, it's a horrible heinous crime of sadistic perverse men, to enslave, to torture and murder females. We must stop that crime against humanity!

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4 years ago
Tout ce que dit cet individu est contredit par ses actes. C'est un manipulateur narcissique.

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Aurelie BUDOR
4 years ago
Pour l'arrêt des violences sexuelles et l'impunité des dominants !

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Dominique Granger
4 years ago
Non seulement ce D. Welzer-Lang n'est pas inquiété pour des faits de harcèlement sexuel mais en plus il est récompensé ! Quelle honte !

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4 years ago
Il n'y a pas de mérite à être sexiste.

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4 years ago
L'impunité des harceleurs doit cesser!

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4 years ago
Je signe parce que les victimes sont rarement entendues et ce serait une violence supplémentaire pour elles d'attribuer cette distinction à cette personne

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4 years ago
ça suffit!

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4 years ago
Toute forme de harcèlement est inacceptable et ne saurait restée impunie .

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4 years ago
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