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'As Women Go, So Do Culture and Society' ...tmiraldi. Are you Getting the Picture?
Patri-archy is our judgeThat imprisons us at birthAnd our punishmentIs the violence you DON’T see.Patri-archy is our judgeThat imprisons us at birthAnd our punishmentIs the violence you CAN see.It’s femicide.Impunity for my killer.It’s our disappearances.It’s rape!And it’s not my fault, not where I was, not how I dressed.And the rapist WAS youAnd the rapist IS youIts the cops,It’s the judges,It’s the system,It’s the president.This oppressive state is a macho rapist.
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