Laura Bates discusses how sexual violence affects the everyday lives of women and girls

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Best-selling author, Laura Bates, discusses how rape and sexual violence is normalised in the lives of women and school girls, as well as the language we use to describe the victims who die as a result. Her new book, Fix the System Not the Women, is out now.

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