Why is it important to write in plain language in the gender-based violence movement?
An article from NRCDV
“Historically, academic language has been used as a gatekeeping mechanism. This is the language of white-led educational institutions and many mainstream organizations. It was designed to keep people out of places where power is held, and decisions are made. Specifically, to keep out Black and brown people, people with disabilities, women, and those who are economically impoverished.”