If women's rights are human rights, why do such organisations push for the decriminalisation of prostitution?
In March last year a whistleblower inside Amnesty International leaked to me what turned out to be the final position paper supporting blanket decriminalisation of the sex trade. This position – in which support for pimps and punters superseded that of abused and marginalised women – was officially adopted in August 2016, to much fanfare from the “sex workers’ rights” movement, and consternation from feminist abolitionists.
Book Review: The Gift Of Fear - Predicting Violent Relationships - Gavin De Becker
From predicting whether an abusive relationship might end in homicide. To the strategies predators use to lure their victims. Women need to read this book
For victims of sex abuse, allegations around Seattle Mayor Ed Murray are triggering
Since the scandal broke in April, staffers at Shepherd’s Counseling — which provides specialized therapy for adult victims of sexual molestation — have been hearing from clients about how the Murray scandal is affecting their daily lives.