The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Christian Today
It has not been a good week for women and girls. Today is the International Day of the Girl, and the news this week has shown us just how much girls need to be heard and their struggles recognised.
The allegations against Harvey Weinstein seem to have come in brutal waves, as more and more women disclose the ways they say that he sexually harassed them, sexually assaulted them or impacted their careers when they rejected him. News continues to emerge of men (and women) who protected Weinstein and colluded with him. This public news has led to numerous women sharing their stories of men who harassed and assaulted them. Alongside this, data released from police forces across the UK show there has been a 71 per cent increase in peer on peer sexual abuse. Generally this has been boys sexually abusing girls.
Harvey Weinstein on the red carpet after arrivingpost was originally published on this site