UPDATED, WEDNESDAY MAY 25, 11:45 MDT
A correspondent sent this to me, so I pass it along to you to sign
and return to kscarbro AT soemail DOT rutgers DOT edu. UPDATE: Kathryn Scarbrough has asked us not to e-mail our signatures–her e-mail in-box has been overwhelmed. If you wish to sign the petition, you may do so by clicking this link and adding your name.
Feminists Demand Let Justice Be Done
Rape is always about power and domination; it is sexualized violence.
Rape and sexual harassment of women are pervasive at all strata of society and in all corners of the globe. Women will never be fully free and able to enjoy equality with men until this ends. As feminists, we see the arrest of former International Monetary Fund director Dominique Strauss-Kahn on sexual assault charges as an opportunity to increase public awareness and as a wake-up call to renew action against sexual violence, not only in the US where his arrest occurred and in France, where media and many public figures are portraying him as the victim, but around the world. Continue Reading »