WINGS #03-15 Male Privilege to Kill

The three interviews in this program suggest that in the UK, the US (and doubtless other countries) a cultural bias still excuses men’s violence towards women more than women’s self-defense against men – exemplified in a shocking comparison of sentence lengths for those who kill intimate partners.

Featured Guest(s): Karen Ingala Smith, a frontline worker with battered women in the UK created a blog and a database counting women killed by men, and now profiles murdered women. Elizabeth Rohrbaugh directed the new documentary The Perfect Victimand Amy Lorenz-Moser is a lawyer with the Missouri Battered Women’s Clemency Coalition whose work is featured in the film.

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