Gender Based Violence Quotes

Quotes tagged as "gender-based-violence" Showing 1-19 of 19
Abhijit Naskar
“Love has no gender - compassion has no religion - character has no race.”
Abhijit Naskar, Either Civilized or Phobic: A Treatise on Homosexuality

Miya Yamanouchi
“Self respect by definition is a confidence and pride in knowing that your behaviour is both honorable and dignified. When you harass or vilify someone, you not only disrespect them, but yourself also.
Street harassment, sexual violence, sexual harassment, gender-based violence and racism, are all acts committed by a person who in fact has no self respect.
-Respect yourself by respecting others.”
Miya Yamanouchi , Embrace Your Sexual Self: A Practical Guide for Women

Abhijit Naskar
“Either you are homophobic or you are a human - you cannot be both.”
Abhijit Naskar, Either Civilized or Phobic: A Treatise on Homosexuality

Abhijit Naskar
“Being homosexual is no more abnormal than being lefthanded.”
Abhijit Naskar, Either Civilized or Phobic: A Treatise on Homosexuality

Abhijit Naskar
“In the unification of two minds, orientation of sexuality is irrelevant.”
Abhijit Naskar, Either Civilized or Phobic: A Treatise on Homosexuality

Abhijit Naskar
“Can you imagine, somebody telling you, your love for your dearly beloved is a sin! Can you imagine, somebody telling you, women are inferior to men, and are meant only serve the men! Can you imagine, somebody telling you, a man can have multiple wives, and yet be deemed civilized! Here that somebody is a fundamentalist ape - a theoretical pest from the stone-age, that somehow managed to survive even amidst all the rise of reasoning and intellect.”
Abhijit Naskar, Either Civilized or Phobic: A Treatise on Homosexuality

Abhijit Naskar
“Homosexuals are not made, they are born.”
Abhijit Naskar, Either Civilized or Phobic: A Treatise on Homosexuality

Abhijit Naskar
“Homosexuality is immutable, irreversible and nonpathological.”
Abhijit Naskar, Either Civilized or Phobic: A Treatise on Homosexuality

Widad Akreyi
“We are determined to answer evil with GOOD, slavery with FREEDOM, rape with hope!
We are against slavery, rape, beheading, torture, violations of human rights, corruption and misuse of religion!”
Widad Akrawi

Abhijit Naskar
“Discriminations suit animals, not humans. And yet, the unfortunate reality is, it is the humans that discriminate each other on the grounds of imaginary labels, not the animals. This way, animals are more civilized than humans.”
Abhijit Naskar, Either Civilized or Phobic: A Treatise on Homosexuality

Widad Akreyi
“The use of rape and enslavement as weapons of war MUST END!”
Widad Akrawi

Malebo Sephodi
“Its not the victim's duty to end rape.We can have as many conferences as we like. Its not our duty”
Malebo Sephodi

“When you drive and you find a No entry road sign, but you decide to proceed. You will find yourself in harms way or in danger. Wherever you see a NO or hear a NO. Don't proceed, just STOP so that there wont be danger or damage.”
De philosopher DJ Kyos

Taylor Jenkins Reid
“He'd convinced himself that his wanting me was my fault.
And I believed him.
'Look what I do to these poor boys,' I thought. And yet also, 'Here is my value, my power.'
So when he dumped me – because he was bored with me, because he'd found someone else more exciting – I felt both a deep relief and a very real sense of failure.”
Taylor Jenkins Reid, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

“No one deserve to die, to be hurt, to injured, to be raped, to be abused, to be molested by you. No matter what you did for them. No matter how powerful you are, how sexy you are , how rich you are, how right you are or what did they do or not do to you and no matter how hurt or broken you are.”
De philosopher DJ Kyos

Abhijit Naskar
“Discriminations are never a sign of a civilized society. What makes us civilized is our act of liberated kindness with other people beyond the man-made primitive citadels of gender, race, religion and sexual orientation.”
Abhijit Naskar, Either Civilized or Phobic: A Treatise on Homosexuality

“A No coming from a drunk voice is still a no.
A No coming from a soft voice is still a no.
A No coming from someone who is naked is still a no.
A No coming from someone you know , is still a no.
A No coming from your partner , is still a no.
A No coming from a stranger , is still a no.
A No coming from a child or someone younger than you, Is still a no.
A No coming from someone who is scared, is still a no.
A No coming from someone who is crying , is still a no.”
De philosopher DJ Kyos

“Women are getting raped and killed everyday. Women are getting abused and silenced everyday . This day should be a day where we say what systems or what mechanism are in place in helping women. This day, is a day where we should be launching new projects and systems to help women. This day is a day where we should review what we did from this day last year, until now. How many women been helped and protected. How many women have been empowered. Then this day will mean more to lot of women than saying that women are imbokodo.”
De philosopher DJ Kyos

“To lovers out there…

You can forgive your partner for the mistakes they make, but no person should accept any form of abuse from their partners no matter how passionate and how strong the love is. No matter how many years the relationship is. No one should tolerate abuse.”
De philosopher DJ Kyos