Belfast Telegraph

Monday 21 April 2014

Men, wise-up on responsibility

For many women, the 'shocking' allegations against Jimmy Savile will only reinforce the fact that men - especially those in power - can collude in undermining the rights and dignity of women, whether vulnerable young girls or women at any age.

Men need to start taking individual and collective responsibility for examining their attitudes and for challenging the ignorance, power and vested interests that conspire to perpetuate the systematic abuse of women - from routine exclusion to banter to rape and to murder.

LJ

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