of any institution has an effect on the assaulted survivors, if an environment seems like it supports assaults or assault seems like no big deal, it makes it difficult for people to report any experiences they encounter (institutional betrayal). Am persuaded that there is need for more action to be taken to help the victims bring out their experiences to public domain to get protection from the perpetrators by creating a supportive and conducive environment for them which helps in the healing process.
The article on violence against women focuses more on the changes that should be made at different levels in order to secure women from violence. Females are viewed as a weaker sex and it starts from the roots of the family. Culture and social construction portray women in a different way, there are jobs for women and others for men, male superiority and male control over women’s behavior “a man can ‘discipline’ his wife to which this is violence. This article explains into detail how we can reduce violence against women and helps provide simple solutions for fighting violence against women.
The article misframing men by Michael Kimmel shows how certain males experiences leads to certain behaviors of killing others and committing suicides in schools. Local school and gender culture like marginalizing some students through bullying and paying no attention to bullied students or students with suicidal and self harming tendencies and the expectation of a male to defend himself when bullied increases the rampage of school shootings. Such a victim feels justified to avenge his mistreatments to all who hurt him. I think for schools to prevent shooting rampages should try encouraging equality for all to avoid marginalization.
The four theses of men and sexual harassment shows that we have the potential to select the possibilities of harm and good we face if we keenly reflect on the four modes and distinguish them apart. A man can either be creepy, flirty, and