Week 12

abolition feminism

Key Questions

  • What is abolition feminism? How does it differ from carceral feminism?

  • How can sexual and domestic violence be addressed in a non-carceral way? What might an abolitionist agenda to prevent and respond to sexual and domestic violence look like?

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Abolitionists commonly receive questions about sexual violence and domestic violence (e.g., “what about the rapists?”). Given this week’s material (along with material from previous weeks), how might an abolitionist respond to these questions about sexual and domestic violence?