Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

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Sue Cook vs Nick Ross: The Tale of Two Crimewatch Presenters

We recently published an article about extremely problematic statements by Sue Cook: Sue Cook, Formerly of Crimewatch, says old, rich, famous men shouldn’t be accountable for child sexual abuse.  in 2013, we published numerous articles about Nick Ross, also of Crimewatch, who suggested that rape wasn’t really rape in certain situations: My Response to Nick Ross – […]

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Nick Ross: Rape isn’t Rape

Nick Ross, creator of the BBC’s Crimewatch, has just published a book about crime. He has published a brief preview in the Daily Mail today which is, essentially, a list of myths of violence against women which blames women for being victims of male violence whilst minimising male violence. What the Daily Mail article demonstrates […]

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Nick Ross – Myth Perpetuator

This article was originally posted here. We have reproduced with the permission of the author. Nick Ross: Myth Perpetuator Posted on May 26, 2013 by bloggingdame Talk to any victim of rape and they will tell you that not being believed was up there amongst the myriad emotions and fears they experienced as a result of […]

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BBC Norfolk’s Nick Conrad Thinks He’s A Slave to His Penis

(cross-posted with permission) BBC Norfolk’s Nick Conrad Thinks He’s A Slave to His Penis and Blames Victims on #ChedEvans Discussion Nick Conrad of BBC Radio Norfolk “I’ve got to be so careful of what I say, I don’t want this to be explosive…”  As if enough idiocy and nonsense hadn’t been spoken already in relation to consent, rape […]

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Review of the Year: Victim Blaming in the media

As 2013 draws to a close, my review of the year will focus on the comments made by those in public life, and the actions taken by our team to challenge these. I wanted to call it ‘stupid shit said by people who ought to know better’ but I couldn’t evidence the latter part of […]

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Media coverage of sexual assault

I have been appalled at the television coverage given to those individuals accused and charged with sexual assault recently.   I can think of no other circumstance where an alledged perpetrator has had the benefit of hours of tv and radio coverage to protest their innocence. I wonder if this could be considered legally to […]


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