Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

August, 2017

No, a woman being killed by her husband with a hammer is not an opportunity for a joke, by Marisa Bate

A 52-year-old man has been found guilty of bludgeoning his wife to death with a lump hammer when she refused to make him dinner. Jamal Khan told Preston Crown Court that when he asked his wife, Humera, who was sitting her at her sewing machine, if she had prepared him food, she replied, “Do it more »

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.@perthnow suggests child rape is the same as a ‘sexual relationship’

  This article on the sentencing of a father for child rape is a catalogue of minimisation and excuses for child rape. It is literally a guide for defence attorneys and child rapists. This article is one of the most egregious examples of media erasure of male violence. We’re stunned that they used the term ‘sexual relationship’ more »

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long story

Pretty soon after i hooked up with this guy, currently involved with, and havinga history of five years with, I chickened out and wanted to leave. I sensed in him things i could not tolerate living with, including his ability to claim righteousness in every situation, nomatter what he situation. After humiliating me over a more »

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