And believing women are always victims to be protected not only perpetuates the idea that they are the weaker sex and in need of men to save them but can also give them an unfair advantage in court cases where they are the accused offender, while men are quicker to be deemed capable of causing harm to others.
Oh man, I have a little girl and everyone always joked about my husband “needing a gun to protect her from boys”. No. Our daughter will know how to defend herself, thank you ! Such an outdated, sexist joke.