This year marks the 15th Anniversary of V-day and the 40th Anniversary of Roe V. Wade. So I thought it would be appropriate to draw a connection between the silenced stories of the 1 in 3 women worldwide who have experienced physical and sexual violence and the silenced stories of 1 in 3 women in the United States who will have an abortion in their lifetime.
What does Valentine’s Day have to do with reproductive health? Plenty.
You can’t stop rape and domestic violence without curtailing male dominance, and social conservatives support male dominance. No wonder the “The Vagina Monologues” meets with resistance.