Survivor

This article takes a deeper look into the term “Survivor.” According to the article, the word “survivor,”  is now often replacing “victim” in a form of deliberate rebranding to emphasize the person’s resourcefulness rather than their helplessness and the decisions they had made that allowed them to stay safe and sane. However, “Those who have faced sexual violence are so commonly sentimentalized or stigmatized, cast as uniquely heroic or uniquely broken. Everything can be projected upon them, it seems — everything but the powers and vulnerabilities of ordinary personhood.” Read more:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/mobile.nytimes.com/2016/05/08/magazine/the-forced-heroism-of-the-survivor.amp.html

 

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