The role of men taking a stand against domestic violence is not commonly discussed in our culture, but Jackson Katz brings this issue to the forefront in his truly moving TED Talk.
Sadly, the fight for equality has become unpopular in recent times. Women who stand up for their rights are told to stop whinging; that they already have equality. As we well know, this is a far cry from the truth in a culture that is ever more subtle in it’s discrimination.
Jackson Katz covers some key points on the subject of gender issues, including the socialisation of men, sexual abuse, and a fascinating insight into how even our use of the English language successfully shifts our focus from a perpetrator’s wrongdoing to blaming an innocent victim.
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