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Stripping women bare in Kenya

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Curlipples Mon 17-Nov-14 22:36:09

Next fucking delightful activity from the men of the world: ganging together in public and stripping women naked whom they deem to be dressed inappropriately.

YonicScrewdriver Mon 17-Nov-14 22:52:26

Ah, another piece of solid logic from the same school of thought that brought you " Ched Evans isn't a rapist and he'll prove it by raping you..."


Amethyst24 Mon 17-Nov-14 22:52:39

Hmmm. I'm a bit glass-half-full about this. I read the story as "Next fucking up-with-this-we-will-not-put activity from women in Africa challenging misogyny". Obviously it's disgraceful that it happened in the first place, but there's been a robust, well publicised protest, and that's something that our sisters in Africa might not have had the courage or resources to do ten years ago.

(Aside: I love the use of "sisters" in a feminist context, but I'm not sure how correct it is to use it?)

messyisthenewtidy Mon 17-Nov-14 23:32:19

I agree Amethyst. It's heartwarming to see both men and women objecting to this.

messyisthenewtidy Mon 17-Nov-14 23:42:37

I never understand the logic of the argument of those in opposition to the march who say "if a woman chooses to dress a certain way she has to realise that there are consequences" as if dressing a certain way is harming anyone.

redwarf Tue 18-Nov-14 08:03:47

depressed its happening but hooray for the protests

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