Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

May, 2016

What matters in life to me after my voice is being constantly denied by the public bodies …

What matters in life to me after my voice is being constantly denied by the public bodies here and when i say things i’m then i’m punished by the public bodies for being out spoken this is my journey my plan to heal frim rape and abuse and my mental health difficulties to embrace my more »

“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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In the News – May 7-13

My Father, Woody Allen, and the Danger of Questions Unasked by Ronan Farrow “They’re accusations. They’re not in the headlines. There’s no obligation to mention them.” These were the objections from a producer at my network. It was September 2014 and I was preparing to interview a respected journalist about his new biography of Bill Cosby. The book more »

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