Dear Honi Editors,
I am writing to you because during O-week I saw that there were flyers going around advertising Wom*n’s Self Defense classes and on the flyer it says provided by the University of Sydney Union.
As I can only assume that this is an event being run by a club/society, I do not think it is appropriate to use student union resources to perpetuate such victim-blaming rhetoric.
I also noticed that the Student Representative Council logo is on there. Does this mean that the Women’s Officers and Women’s Collective have endorsed this event?
Wom*n are not attacked because they don’t know/can’t defend themselves. Wom*n are attacked because there are shit people out there who attack wom*n.
Sydney Reclaim the Night Organiser 2013