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Hundreds March against Sex Crimes
Edited by Raymond Murphy - Diep Hai Yen - Friday, Aug 05, 2011
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(Reuters) – Hundreds of women and men in Mexico City marched for women's rights on Sunday in the so-called 'slut march'. An international movement, the march aims to bring attention to violence and sexual crimes against women around the world. Holding signs and chanting 'no means no', one woman explained the double standard of wearing revealing clothing.

"Harassment on the streets is something we don't really complain about, I mean, they've gotten us used to thinking 'it's our fault.' Our fault if we wear a miniskirt, our fault if we use lipstick, our fault if we walk by ourselves, and many other things. Like we are are asking for it. Then, deep down, we begin to think it IS our fault and when they call out to us on the street we just keep going, we don't say anything, and we just keep quiet all the time."

According to a 2006 survey, four out of 10 Mexican woman have been the victims of sexual aggression, particularly in public places and at work.

The first 'slut march' was held in Toronto Canada in response to a police officer who told women if they didn't want to be harassed by men, they shouldn't dress as quote 'sluts'.

1. rights /raɪt/ (n) a moral or legal claim to have or get something or to behave in a particular way: quyền

  • to defend women's rights: bào vệ quyền lợi của phụ nữ
  • to make women acknowledge their rights: giúp phụ nữ nhận thức được quyền của mình
  • protection of the rights of women and children: sự bảo vệ quyền cảu phủ nữ và trẻ em

2. sexual /ˈsekʃuəl/ (adj) connected with the physical activity of sex: thuộc về tình dục

  • sexual harassment: sự quấy rối tình dục
  • to turn her into his sexual slave: biến cô ta thành một nô lệ tình dục của hắn
  • sexual behaviour: hành vi tình dục
  • sexual orientation: xu hướng tình dục (khác giới heterosexual hoặc  đồng giới homosexual hoặc lưỡng giới bisexual)
  • to prevent sexual or nude dancing shows in karaoke bars: ngăn chặn tình trạng múa khiêu dâm trong các tụ điểm karaoke
  • a survey on sexual and reproductive health: một cuộc khảo sát về sức khỏe tình dục và sinh sản
  • cases of child sexual abuse and maltreatment: những trường hợp ngược đãi và lạm dụng tình dục trẻ em

3. aggression /əˈɡreʃn/ (n) a violent attack or threats by one person against another person or by one country against another country: sự gây hấn, xâm phạm

  • sexual aggression: sự xâm hại tình dục
  • an act of an open aggression: một hành động gây hấn ra mặt
  • to be full of aggression as a child: có thái độ gây gổ như một đứa trẻ

4. slut /slʌt/ (n) a woman who has many sexual partners: người phụ nữ dâm, (nghĩa trong bài) ăn mặc khiêu gợi = to dress provocatively

  • a common slut: một người đàn bà xấu nết thô tục

 

 

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