. She stated that the clothes I was wearing: a simple shirt, and shorts duo, caused the unwarranted seemingly sexual advances.
When I Was 9: The Stolen Joy Of Black Girlhood

Yet another example of how women are conditioned to believe from day 1 that their sexual harassment, assault and/or rape is their own fault and not their perpetrator’s. It happened because of what we were wearing, how we behaved, because we walked home by ourselves, because we were drunk, because we were asking for it. It’s now the time to teach young boys to not rape or harass; we need to turn this narrative around.

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