Dear Daddy, I'm going to be called a whore

Today, I watched a bunch of middle schoolers on a field trip reduced a girl to tears because of words said in a language that I did not understand.  It brought me back to this video, this amazing piece by a Norwegian charity organization called CARE.  CARE campaigns for women’s rights and has recently released a short film drawing attention to how male culture today has the potential to promote violence or abuse against women.  

In the tale of the little girl, I intervened too late.  I am one of many people trying to impact the culture, the way people speak and use words.  Now I am sharing this video with friends and strangers because it is a tool, a tool for all of us to talk about the danger that stems from our acceptance of certain ideas and words. 

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