Special Call for Submissions: Exploitation of Women

We are halfway through our special series on the Global Exploitation of Women. Guest submissions are still welcome.

Whisper and the Roar

Screen-Shot-2015-01-14-at-3.34.15-PM.pngThe Whisper and the Roar Collective is seeking submissions for an upcoming series on the global exploitation of women. We are accepting poetry, prose, fiction, personal narratives, and essays on these topics from around the globe. We are looking for writing that makes us feel, makes us think, that moves us. 

May 6th– May 12th                       Rape

May 13th– May 19th               Acid Attacks

May 20th– May 26th               Child Marriage

To Submit:

  • Send up to 3 pieces of original writing in either PDF or Word document attached to an email that includes your real name as well as the name you publish your writing under.  Although we prefer previously unpublished work, we will consider published work as long as it has ONLY been published…

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    1. I had missed this! I only recently discovered that child marriage was a “thing” in the United States. I honestly had no idea that so many states allowed children of any age to be married to an adult based on parental consent. Truly eye-opening.

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      1. I wasn’t much aware of it either. My impression is that the most common justification is pregnancy. It also seems to be popular in some religious groups.


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