More so, where murder doesn’t matter when you are a woman murdered by a man.
In a so called free, first world, first rate country, is this really good enough?
22 women have been murdered by known or suspected male violence in the first 2 and a 1/2 months of 2015 in Australia. There is no more time for outdated views, justifications and pedestrian attitudes.
This is Australia where the very environment and culture in which these murders “happen” to women, is not only excused or ignored, but participated in by the sex class of our murderers. By men who are the dominant sex class, men who are running our governments, running our businesses and our religions. Men who also own our freedom of speech, one of the many perks of being the lawmakers in this monopolisation of our media, wealth and property.
Women in Australia live in a world with this ruling sex class – our murderers, our rapists, our abusers and our exploiters. We live in a world where everyday and influential men participate in, benefit from, and perpetuate a culture that subordinates, objectifies and degrades women on a daily basis, calling it “normal” or saying “it’s just the way things are” (it certainly works out well for men). Continue reading