Learning about the experiences of others is your responsibility and I am very happy you are here. Look for stories which are different from your own. Listen and acknowledge. That's how you grow in other dimensions and will help others succeed too, by understanding their paths and struggles better.
I've divided resources depending on the topic, and I included links to expert's pages, inspirational activists and just bad ass bitches from all over the world. These are extra materials you can explore, as the articles themselves contain multiple sources that I have drawn upon.
What is rape culture? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SupUmg566js
TedX Talk about rape, it's prevelance, victim blaming, consequences and rape culture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_2DU7VTOmk
Rape jokes we still laugh at. An ex inmates confession. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikqPnAhRo-c
A powerful poem about rape by Halsey. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kU6mNXAFj6Y
Episode 4. #MeToo from 'Man enough' series. Discussing the role men play in harassment, addressing 'good guys' and talking male allyship. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i21xmCbd8iw&t=521s
Aly Raisman's emotional testimony against Larry Nassar. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sj1AU5hpyKY
Websites to check out:
https://www.scandinaviandreamgurl.com/the-face-of-a-survivor/ (You can also follow her on Instagram @scandinaviandreamgurl for more inspiration, knowledge and absolute talent).
There are more people doing amazing work to raise awareness and fight the flawed system. Feel free to send resources, so I can share them.
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