people believe that since women are able to vote, file for divorce, have the write to chose, have Equal Opportunity legislation
and Affirmative Action policies, the ability to get an education, a choice of careers, and legal financial protection, that
there is no need for the woman’s movement. Some use these markers as success for the women’s movement and equate
it to women having equality.
want you to think of this:
Domestic Abuse Statistics
9 seconds, a woman is a victim of domestic abuse. That is 6.7 women every minute. That results in 402 women each hour, 9648
women every day, 299,088 women every year, and 3,589,056 every year.
Violence is the single major cause of injury to women, more than mugging and car accidents combined.
violence occurs in 60% of all marriages and is the most unreported crime.
this section, you will learn about domestic abuse and rape, the two greatest violent acts performed each day in this country.
You will hear one woman’s story of rape and another woman’s story of living in an abusive relationship.
personal really is the political.