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Week 2: homi Privilege: o An unearned advantage granted to members of certain dominant, including those listed above and others o The result of systematic inequalities and oppression of marginalized groups throughout history o It allows the privileged to advance through life with fewer challenges than those who are not privileged o It is often invisible to those who have it because they are accustomed to it and are not forced to think about it How to help: o You can’t get rid of your privilege, you can only acknowledge o Listen to others about their experiences with oppression Positionality matter when discussing violence: o Who is at risk o Who is protected o Who is defined how o Who holds the “knowledge” o Who makes the definitions Violence against Women and Girls: o Sexual violence (Abuse, rape – statutory) o Domestic abuse o Homicide o State violence o Focus tends to be on: Violence: o National Crime Victimization Survey defines violence through their prompting Prompt with location cues: A home including yard or porch At or near a friend’s, relative’s, or neighbor’s house At work or school In places such as a storage shed or laundry room, shopping mall, restaurant, bank, or airport While riding in any vehicle Weapon cues: With any weapon, like gun or knife Baseball bat, frying pan, scissors, or stick Something being thrown, like a rock or bottle Grabbing, punching, or choking Any rape, attempted rape, any type of sexual attack Any face to face threats Offender known: People often don’t think of incidents committed by someone they know
Forced or coerced unwanted sex Incidents involving forced or unwanted sexual acts are often difficult to talk about o United Nations definition of violence against women: Physical, sexual and psychological violence occurring in the family, including battering, sexual abuse of female children in the household, dowry-related violence, marital rape, female genital mutilation and other traditional practices harmful to women, non-spousal violence and violence related to exploitation; Physical, sexual and psychological violence occurring within the general community, including rape, sexual abuse, sexual harassment and intimidation at work, in educational institutions and elsewhere, trafficking in women and forced prostitution; Physical, sexual and psychological violence perpetrated or condoned by the State, wherever it occurs o Various definitions and understandings o Typically discussed as physical and interpersonal o Typically excludes state, economic, psychological, environmental Sexual violence: o Harassment Sexual vs. gender Include a range of behaviors Typically associated with workplace and public o Abuse: Can include a range of behaviors such as molestation and rape Non-consensual: Intoxication Verbal no Lacking explicit consent Age Capacity/power Rape specifically: o Definitions varies by time and place: What actions count Who can be victims Who can be rapists Domestic violence: o

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