Fearless She Wrote
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Fearless She Wrote

Is Stranger Danger Reinforcing Gender Inequality?

Do we cause more harm when we teach women they are vulnerable to men?

Photo by Paul Garaizar on Unsplash

Before heading to college, my mother gave me a small canister of mace to put on my key chain. Within a week, I accidentally maced myself while fumbling with the key to my apartment. And it hurt. A lot.

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Carlyn Beccia

Carlyn Beccia

Author & illustrator. My latest books — 10 AT 10, MONSTROUS: THE LORE, GORE, & SCIENCE, and THEY LOST THEIR HEADS. Contact: CarlynBeccia.com