1 out of 3 women and girls world-wide have been a victim of violence or sexual abuse. We have the power to change this! #IWD pic.twitter.com/r9M4ShlUjf Read more: 4 killer facts why Oxfam is supporting International Women's Day http://oxf.am/w6C #IWD2014
Anti-Bullying -- We're continuing to highlight the great work by students at Carlsbad High School in their efforts to combat bullying. Here's another poster from their "Words Hurt" campaign. And be sure to read more about the student movement on our blog:
It's terrible that we as a society refuses to take responsibility and guide the way in healing a rape victim. Instead society teaches victim shaming. This creates a false illusion that it is the victim's fault for what happened to him/her.
Whether the victim consumed alcohol or drugs prior to the offense is irrelevant. The assault is the responsibility of the offender who chose to commit a crime. Someone incapacitated by drugs or alcohol is not fully able to give consent.
This page is full of the people, books, and posts that I love and includes my journey to Ghana, my Heart Pieces (Personal pieces that I must write to be free. **Feel free to reblog them**) and the posts I have written at For Harriet.
I'm Julia. This is my life. My life is characterized by some mix of snark & optimism;my likes range from the delicate to the ironic. I want to be near the ocean. I believe the world is a beautiful place. This blog is a celebration of nature, of change,...
Focus on the positive things in life and think of all the things you will never get to touch or feel again if your gone. Stay strong. I believe in you. ---wow, that's probably the most thoughtful tumbler has ever been.