This matters to me because women must have the right to define ourselves and to our own spaces, so we can organise politically for our rights, and be physically safe.
I have helped set up and organise groups and events, spoken in social media, and posted other people’s blogs and information, written to parliamentary select committees,
I’ve been given the silent treatment and spoken of very negatively in general terms. But I don’t speak up as much as I would like, in order to avoid further abuse.
Roberta, 1970’s second wave feminist, lived in women’s communities, single parent. socialist