Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

Contributory negligence

This news blog entry is by a former professional journalist who often expresses right-wing views. In this article, she makes it clear that she feels that a rape victim was partly responsible for the crime committed against her ("A woman who had been allowed to get very drunk inside Misty’s was dragged into bushes along church road and raped by a man on her way home")


The writer further compounds her offence by responding to a challenge in the comments section, by again saying that the victim was partly to blame and then asserting that this isn't victim blaming.

I challenged her about this and my comment was immediately deleted without explanation.

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