What is Bystander Action?
Calling out sexist comments towards women and standing up for others are huge parts of being an active bystander.
According to Vic Health, young people are the most likely to experience sexism or violence, but are the least likely to have taken action.
The problem is, not challenging sexism can have the same impact as being sexist yourself.
Sexual violence and rape culture are supported by victim blaming. After an incident of sexual assault, have you ever heard people ask "was she drunk?" or "what was she wearing?". This is victim blaming, as it suggests women are partially responsible for their assault.
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What is male privilege?
Male privilege refers to the rights men have, just because they are men. Often, these privileges go unnoticed. For example, if a man chooses not to have a child, is his masculinity called into question? What would happen in the reverse?
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Do you know where to draw The Line? Check out this awesome website for youth engagement in domestic violence prevention
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We love this! Change happens when we start recognising how our behaviour is part of a system, and will affect generations to come.