Home is where the harm is

Why focusing on monsters lurking in public places won't keep women safe.

There’s a post doing the rounds on Facebook at the moment giving advice to women about how to look out for their own safety and defend themselves. Purportedly written by a cop, it’s full of things like:

Women have a tendency to get into their cars after shopping, eating, working, etc., and just sit (doing their checkbook, or making a list, etc. DON’T DO THIS!) The predator…

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