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One in three

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I was asked recently what defined me.

And I did not need to think of an answer.

I am a woman.

And it is now more than ever that women need to stand together. Rape culture is at an all time high.

Apparently one out of every three woman in South Africa has been or is abused.

And following the fuck awful mad disgusting abusive and beyond words despicable Donald Trump, it seems the stats are the same, if not worse, worldwide.

One in three.

Women have been sending their stories in to Twitter. Frightening, unbelievable, every day stories of sexual abuse, emotional and physical.

Thousands of stories.

I’ve told my stories too.

A dentist put his hand on my breasts when I was twelve. My mother caught him and yanked me out the chair.

We kept quiet about it.

A man put my hand on his penis as I…

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Liverpool based family man and unrepentant geek, trying to understand what's going on in my own head, which is not always being a good place to be. Remember always, we live in a world of wonders.

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