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Men Who Kick Down Doors and the War Against Women

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DaffodilAdams Fri 29-Mar-13 11:51:16

Here is a really good piece showing the relationship between "domestic" violence and war and how it is all part of the same culture.

I think it is really good at showing that male violence is a pattern and culture not a series of isolated, unrelated incidents.

Sunnywithshowers Fri 29-Mar-13 14:50:26

Interesting article - thank you.

SabrinaMulhollandJjones Mon 01-Apr-13 14:23:27

Yes, I agree that male violence is a pattern and a culture. Thanks for posting that- a really interesting read.

The particular domestic violence incident described in the article, was discussed and shown as a series of (disturbing) photos in this recent FWR thread:

A portrait of Domestic Violence and comes with a trigger warning.

MrsTerryPratchett Mon 01-Apr-13 14:37:46

I suppose people know about Harriet who was married to John Stuart Mill and influenced him massively. It's a shame he is known and she is mostly unknown.

As he said, "Were I but capable of interpreting to the world one half the great thoughts and noble feelings which are buried in her grave, I should be the medium of a greater benefit to it, than is ever likely to arise from anything that I can write, unprompted and unassisted by her all but unrivalled wisdom."

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