Way To Go, Harvard, Way To Go

Nothing dampens the mood at Château Jane more than yet another dismissal of self-defense as “victim blaming”—especially when it is followed by advocating “teaching men not to rape” (as if self-defense isn’t teaching men not to rape).  And so, we thank Harvard for lifting our spirits with Meg Stone’s self-defense course on campus. Women in Stone’s class report feeling empowered, not responsible for sexual assault.

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  1. Progress!
    The first lesson in Assault Prevention = You have permission to defend yourself!
    While it sounds odd, it’s a truly empowering moment for most Women – who have had a lifetime of ‘programming’ to not defend themselves.

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