Anyone can become a victim of sex trafficking, no matter their gender, age, sexual orientation, nationality, class, studies or culture

In recent years, research has shown that sex trafficking victims are not only immigrants or women in poverty. Trafficking victims have been identified in all continents, also in European [...]

Guiomar Merodio no comments

Parental Alienation Syndrome is a concept scientifically validated

The existence of the Parental Alienation Syndrome is not scientifically validated. Besides scientific articles demonstrating this, there are explicit declarations of scientific societies: “The American Psychological Association believes that [...]

Garazi López de Aguileta 2 comments

Physical attractiveness influences the interpretation of harassment

References: Agthe, M., Spörrle, M., & Maner, J. K. (2011). Does being attractive always help? Positive and negative effects of attractiveness on social decision making. Personality and Social Psychology [...]

Beatriz Villarejo no comments

Colours have no gender

References: Karniol, R. (2011). The color of children’s gender stereotypes. Sex roles, 65(1), 119-132. Pomerleau, A., Bolduc, D., Malcuit, G., & Cossette, L. (1990). Pink or blue: Environmental gender [...]

Elisabeth Torras 3 comments

Boys mainly harass physically attractive girls

REFERENCES: Herrera, A., Herrera, M. C., and Expósito, F. (2016). Is the beautiful always so good? Influence of physical attractiveness on the social perception of sexual harassment / ¿Es [...]

Beatriz Villarejo no comments

Gender-based violence shouldn’t be go through alone or in silence

REFERENCES: Barrett, B. J., Peirone, A., & Cheung, C. H. (2020). Help seeking experiences of survivors of intimate partner violence in Canada: The role of gender, violence severity, and [...]

Beatriz Villarejo no comments

Does labelling a sexist action as violence against women undermines the fight against violence against women?

Violence against women is defined by the United Nations in the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women. (A/RES/48/104) as: “Article 2.- Violence against women shall be understood [...]

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Obsession with a man is submission to coercive discourse

Reference: Racionero-Plaza, S., Duque, E., Padrós, M., & Roldán, S. M. (2021). “Your Friends Do Matter”: Peer Group Talk in Adolescence and Gender Violence Victimization. Children, 8(2), 65.  Bélanger, J. J., [...]

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Infidelity increases the risk of health consequences

References: Cortés Camacho, M. (2018). L’engany en les relacions de parella entre joves i adolescents¿ Escollir ser lliures o renunciar a la llibertat? (Doctoral dissertation, Universitat de Barcelona). Guthrie, J., & [...]

Beatriz Villarejo no comments

Gender equality is a Western creation that has permeated other cultures

Amartya Sen, Nobel Economy prize laureate and now “Princesa de Asturias” laureate in Social Sciences, argues in his book “The Argumentative Indian” that such statement emerges from Western ethnocentrism. [...]

Elisabeth Torras no comments