‘Yes’ and ‘No’. The shortest words with the clearest meaning, possible.
For the time being, let’s concentrate on NO. Why, you ask? Because, ‘consent’ sounds like a heavy word to many.
It’s the 21st century and we see innovation, progress and development in every domain there is; but as a society we are only going backwards. Ask a woman or man, how safe they feel when they step out of the house. And you won’t get ‘a 100%’ anywhere for sure. Why?
Because, like I said consent is quite a heavy word.
Twitter user @clvrarose took upon the daunting task of explaining the meaning of RAPE in simplest words possible. And it’s safe to say that these 11 tweets are a gift to the mankind. No one could have said it better.
2. Women/Men don’t ‘enjoy’ any of it.
3. None of it is YOUR call.
4. Nothing about Rape or consent is tough to comprehend.
5. This analogy explains everything.
6. She puts everything in perspective.
7. It’s important we talk about it.
8. She says it all.
9. No one could have said it better.
10. NO ONE.
11. Her work here is done.
Isn’t this everything? The message is LOUD and CLEAR.
It’s important we talk about rape and consent openly to break the stigma that is associated with it. To save people from such heinous crimes, we need to make sure that THIS reaches everyone.