Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

May, 2016

“Viewing illegal images does not cause harm or additional abuse” – Our response

This comment was submitted to our site. We frequently get submissions from men which are clear attempts to erase their responsibility for sexual violence and rape culture. This one is particularly stupid: It doesn’t make any sense to say that every time someone sees illegal images of sexual abuse of minors or adults that they more »

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What makes revenge porn such a sinister crime? by @EvaWiseman

It is a year since revenge porn became a crime. Last week a father was arrested after posting pictures of women online (including one who was pregnant, and doctored photos of a 15-year-old girl), commenting underneath one that he would “pay £100 to rape her”. Despite Women’s Aid’s research revealing that, for a third of women surveyed, threats more »

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it’s a shame that the human rights act in this country are not adherred to by the public bodies who are supposed to look after the vulnerable person

Does it seem that people with lived experience of mental distress don’t know their own minds and make choices for themselves and their lives. Are we all constantly being manipulated by others daily from the media in society as a whole. Being a victim of sexual assault rape child abuse you think I have suffered more »

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