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Jon Hamm wants YOU to stop rape culture

Posted by Tom Megginson | 19-09-2014 17:05 | Category: Violence

Jon Hamm wants YOU to stop rape culture.

He may play a real bastard on Mad Men, but by all accounts Jon Hamm is a great guy in real life. So I’m not surprised he is the spokesperson for this campaign for the White House that obliquely addresses the problem of rape culture:

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The White House and friends deliver tough talk on sexual consent

Posted by Tom Megginson | 30-04-2014 15:44 | Category: Violence

The White House and friends deliver tough talk on sexual consent

Yes, it’s another PSA with a selection of popular actors delivering a scripted message. But when that message includes the President and Vice President of the United States of America (as well as James Bond) it’s hard not to take notice:


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Powerful Film Asks Indian Women to Speak Out Against Sex Abuse

Posted by VITAMIN W | 26-01-2014 10:00 | Stories | Category: Abuse, Violence, Women's Issues

Pooja Batura Pathak wants more Indian women to break the silence and stop the cycle of sexual violence some are forced to endure.

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Street harassment reflects badly on you

Posted by Tom Megginson | 23-12-2013 17:20 | Category: Abuse

Whistling Woods International - Street harassment reflects badly on you

I like what this PSA about street harassment is trying to say. I’m just not sure it is an effective approach to ending street harassment in a country where sexual assault regularly makes world news.

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Getting medieval on rape prevention?

Posted by Tom Megginson | 25-10-2013 12:13 | Category: Violence

ARWEAR Anti-Rape underwear

It’s a chastity belt. No, really:

ARWEAR from ARWEAR on Vimeo.

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Indian rape culture satire makes a powerful PSA (trigger warning)

Posted by Tom Megginson | 25-09-2013 15:21 | Category: Violence

Kalki Koechlin, Juhi Pande, All India Bakchod, Indian rape culture satire

Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin and VJ/Journalist Juhi Pande teamed up with sketch comedy group All India Bakchod to produce a very uncomfortable satire on rape culture in India (and elsewhere):

The YouTube link carries the explanation, “Every sexual assault case in India inspires a string of stupid and hateful remarks against women. This is our response to those remarks.”

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