About the Author
Damaris Ruiz

Damaris Ruiz

Damaris is Coordinator of Women's Rights for Latin America and the Caribbean, Oxfam.

This is not bad luck it is sexist violence

Gender, Violence Against Women and Girls 0 Comments

Damaris Ruiz, Coordinator of Women’s Rights for Latin America and the Caribbean, looks at the social acceptance of violence against women and what we can do to end it.  “What bad luck I had with that man”. That’s what a teenage friend told me 25 years ago and I still think about this phrase with the same frustration. My friend …