There is a certain stress level created when gender roles change and old patterns are challenged.
— Agency head Morten Kjaerum from the article Sweden stands out in violence report. Kjaerum attributes the push for gender equality as a factor in the high levels of violence against women in Sweden. (via intlwomenshealth)
I’m struggling with this rage about the way women are subjected to violence across the world. Anger is a tough emotion for me and I don’t articulate it well. It is kind of just seething in a black mass between my heart and my throat right now.