Do you believe it's a woman's responsibility to prevent herself from experiencing sexual assault?
Protect yourself at all times 👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾
Well she sure as hell better not be *depending* on someone else to be there to stop it if she is targeted. Not learning at least basic self defense &/or carrying some kind of defensive weapon - learning to listen to one's "little voice" & being aware of what's going on around you is just common sense. Which does *not* eliminate responsibility for men to behave themselves, but no point in making it *easy* for them either!
You may not be able to stop it, but you definitely won't if you've taken no steps to *try*. If unsuccessful, at least you know you did everything you possibly could do to protect yourself.
Should a woman take steps to prevent the act from occurring? Yes.
Should a woman who took said steps and the act occurred be held responsible?
Women are responsible for their OWN ACTIONS! Never for another person's actions.
Of course not. However, if I was a woman, I would take as many steps as possible to prevent myself from getting sexually assaulted.
Who would vote yes on this!?
If a woman doesn't watch out for herself, who do you want to do it?
ignorance, misogyny, ect.
the question was more about whether or not men should be held accountable for this act. whether or not they are to blame. since so frequently when women come forward with cases of sexual assault, they are blamed.
This is how I read the quetion: if you're raped, it's somehow you're fault, because you should have been more responsible. If your husband beats you...you're fault! You should have been smarter about your relationship choices.
Oh, well of course.
Sorry for the typos.
Sorry for not understanding the question :)
Nono! perhaps I was unclear. I was just curious what the results would be on here.
If it's about who should be held accountable then I completely misunderstood your question. We all should be trying to avoid injustices to ourselves therefore I answered yes. But I vote no in the context you meant it, as in it's not her to blame.
I did! Why? Becuz I'm a survivor! Been there, done that. Will take out the next asshat that tries!
I read it, "should women just trust no one will ever try to hurt them." So I misunderstood the intended Q too. 😕
the alternative of course being that men stop themselves from raping (aka self control)