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#MeToo Behind Bars: When the Sexual Assaulter Holds the Keys to Your Cell


Society & Culture  (tags: inmates, incarceration, sexual assault, sexism, women )

Freya
- 183 days ago - truth-out.org
As the #MeToo movement outside of prison walls continues to gather momentum, what about survivors who are locked away? And what happens when the assailants are the people who literally hold the keys to their lives?



   

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Lesa D (25)
Sunday March 18, 2018, 5:01 pm
thank you Freya...
 

Animae C (506)
Sunday March 18, 2018, 5:12 pm
Shared!

TY F.
 

Colleen L (3)
Sunday March 18, 2018, 9:01 pm
Thanks Freya
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Monday March 19, 2018, 4:41 am
Noted and shared.
 

Nita L (123)
Monday March 19, 2018, 5:06 am
Shared
Thank you Freya
 

Evelyn B (61)
Monday March 19, 2018, 6:07 am
Sadly - there's a huge battle needed to tackle this. I wonder how far it is worse with privately-run prisons, which seem to have even less accountability.

The survivors of such violence must be enabled to make their voices heard - loud and clear. It will be the only way of changing sick & toxic behavioural norms in the justice system.

Would a first step be to remove responsibility for complaints process oversight to committees OUTSIDE the prisons?
 

Derek Richardson (294)
Monday March 19, 2018, 7:46 am
Thanks for sharing, noted.
 

William C (0)
Monday March 19, 2018, 7:27 pm
Thank you.
 

Winn A (179)
Thursday March 22, 2018, 12:03 pm
Thanks Freya
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Thanks Freya :-(




 

Angela J (61)
Friday March 23, 2018, 2:35 pm
Thanks
 

Roberto MARINI (88)
Monday March 26, 2018, 8:20 am
noted thanks
 

S J (130)
Monday March 26, 2018, 11:37 am
Meows
 

David C (111)
Monday March 26, 2018, 2:51 pm
not surprised, very sad
 

Janis K (126)
Monday March 26, 2018, 8:23 pm
Thanks for sharing Freya.
 

Angela J (61)
Saturday March 31, 2018, 8:40 pm
Thanks
 
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