Domestic violence deserves the 'one punch' treatment and laws changed to protect women at work Earlier this year, the media's response to alleged "one-punch" killings was undoubtedly a highly successful campaign for legislative change. It sparked outcry across the country as governments scrambled to implement harsh, and arguably ineffective, legislation to address and prevent senseless violence. In stark contrast, despite significant campaigning over several years by various legal, social and government peak bodies, simple protections against the discrimination of women who are the victims of domestic violence are yet to be legislated.
Feminist Frequency Content Warning: This educational episode contains graphic sexual and violent game footage. In this episode we explore the Women as Background Decoration trope which is the subset of largely insignificant non-playable female characters whose sexuality or victimhood is exploited as a way to infuse edgy, gritty or racy flavoring into game worlds. These sexually objectified female bodies are designed to function as environmental texture while titillating presumed straight male players. Sometimes they're created to be glorified furniture but they are frequently programmed as minimally interactive sex objects to be used and abused. Full transcript, links and resources available at:
Repair Her Armor ...1 month ago throwdownyourhat submitted: I’m not a big fan of anime, but I do tend to leave Cartoon Network on when I’m using my computer and sometimes I end up watching a bit of it every now and again.As that is, I noticed an absolutely atrociously inappropriate outfit on a young lady (Chi Chi from Dragon Ball) and I immediately felt the call to fix it for her. I took the liberty of embellishing upon the design already present, giving her a jumpsuit instead of a bikini, and flattening her chest as well as rounding out her waist area to emphasize her youth. What I find most disturbing about the unfixed version is the chest. I mean, it is very well-pronounced for what is supposed to be a child.
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How to Show Kids You Care Over the years, Search Institute has sold more than six million copies of 150 Ways to Show Kids You Care, a simple yet powerful poster. Like all of Search Institute’s work, the poster translates scientific research into simple, actionable ways that adults can make a positive difference in young people’s lives. A Search Institute team recently visited the Woodson Kindergarten Center in Austin, Minnesota, where the students helped us re-imagine the ideas on the poster. If you could use a quick reminder of why caring for young people is always worth your time, click here to meet the kindergarteners: In 2014, Search Institute will release important new studies and tools that put research to work on behalf of kids. As a nonprofit organization, we need your support to continue our efforts to focus on building children’s strengths rather than dwelling on their deficits.
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