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11 Oct The Norm of Sexual Violence

Thanks to another of the US republican candidate’s major blunders, as a people, we are now looking at a very important issue that plagues women around the world—sexual assault and violence. I personally have firsthand experience of unwanted, inappropriate attention from men. My first sexual assault was at 2 years of age, and there were others at the ages of 12 and 15. Like most people, I never shared what was going on because of the enormous amount of shame and confusion that comes along with being violated. But the men who hurt me were not famous. They didn’t have any power and my career wasn’t in jeopardy (which is a point that has been highlighted since the tapes released on Donald Trump).
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