In 2000 the Supreme Court invalidated portions of the 1994 Violence Against Women’s Act limiting victims of rape, domestic violence ability to sue our attackers in federal court. VAWA was reauthorized in September 2018 for a few months as part of a stopgap spending measure, but its future is uncertain. Essentially, today women are unprotected.
Today, one in every three women is sexually assaulted globally. In America, a woman is sexually assaulted every 73 seconds, which means we may conclude that violence against women is a systemic pandemic!
Disturbingly, we are in the midst of a viral pandemic. Women can’t afford to be on stay-at-home orders the current stats verify It is inherently unsafe for women to be locked down with their mates. Talk about a double whammy, “a pandemic within a pandemic!” The chances for our survival are further diminished.
- 1 out of every 6 American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime (14.8% completed, 2.8% attempted).4
- About 3% of American men—or 1 in 33—have experienced an attempted or completed rape in their lifetime.4
- From 2009-2013, Child Protective Services agencies substantiated, or found strong evidence to indicate that, 63,000 children a year were victims of sexual abuse.5
- The majority of child victims are 12-17. Of victims under the age of 18: 34% of victims of sexual assault and rape are under age 12, and 66% of victims of sexual assault and rape are age 12-17.6
Society’s blatant execution and acceptance of systemic violence against women are to blame and so are we women. The reality is pedophiles such as Jeffrey Epstein are perpetrated with the assistance of women like Ghislaine Maxwell, Naomi Campbell, and countless models-celebs, accompanied by cohorts of so-called “victims,” who go so far as to hand over their little sisters and BFF’s. These women are on a runaway money-sex-train devoid of shame and conscious regard for what is “right and wrong.”
The buck stops with us when we stop accepting payment for services rendered. Victims get played and paid. The audacious embarking towards justice by inconveniently “crying wolf years later” is astoundingly unacceptable and gross. Unfortunately, late half-hearted actions are why many dismiss the seriousness of the #MeToo movement.
Consequently, the few of us who courageously dare to stand when sexual assaults happen into the line of fire have an insanely difficult time being heard, believed, and rarely receive justice. SMH…
Here’s a guided tour of “Epstein’s Little Black Book” of friends around the world.
It’s no wonder how NY Senator Andrew Cuomo a longtime buddy of Jeffrey Epstein has enjoyed being a politician his whole life while assaulting countless women that mysteriously evaporated in primetime media. Are any of us able to believe the fix isn’t already in? How about those book sales, Cuomo! SMH
Perhaps the downside of our current environment is that we see the “THE’PENIS IS’ worth more than women’s lives.” I, for one, say “no the penis isn’t more valuable.” WE MUST FIGHT FOR ourselves by doing what is right and just. The unfortunate truth is women’s rights remain to be imperil so we must fight on, and fight on we shall!
Take a stand ladies, If you are experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of your relationship, you can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline (1-800-799-SAFE (7233) 24/7/365 or chat online. All calls are free and confidential. Please, get help and seek justice immediately. God Bless.
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