WhyNot

Category - Social Justice and Advocacy

I am not your daughter.

Words by Jessica, 23 NSW This article contains themes of sexual assault, harassment and violence towards women which may be difficult to read or triggering to some readers. Readers in need can seek support from the...

I Can’t Breathe

Words by Fibha, 22 NSW “I can’t breathe”; You hear us repeat! Yet, there’s no action, Just an attraction, For a fraction of bystanders. As we’re put down to the ground; With cuffs on our hands, And knees on our necks...

The Scary Man in the Dark

Words by Ella, 23 VIC This article contains themes of sexual assault which may be difficult to read or triggering to some readers. Readers in need can seek support from the following services or visit our Creating a...

I am angry

I Am Angry

This article contains themes about sexual assault mentions, rape mention, casual racism, which may be difficult to read or triggering to some readers. Readers in need can seek support from the following services or...

Good Little Girl

This article contains themes about abusive relationships which may be difficult to read or triggering to some readers. Readers in need can seek support from the following services or visit our Creating a Safe Space page...

Stealthing: The Silent Sexual Assault

This article contains themes about sexual assault, coercion and incremental consent which may be difficult to read or triggering to some readers. Readers in need can seek support from the following services or visit our...

Freedom Once isn't Freedom Forever | WhyNot?

Freedom Once isn’t Freedom Forever

Words by Stephanie, 22 NSW COVID-19 is testing not only our health, but also our patience for freedom. History has taught us freedom comes at a great price.  As the COVID-19 pandemic lays waste to the global social...

Connecting From Afar

Words by James, 25 ACT It’s a tough time for a lot of us right now due to COVID-19. People have lost their jobs and others face an increased risk of transmission while we’re all adapting to a new life in social...

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