Everyday Victim Blaming

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Why did you not…

While using public transport in the north east I challenged a man about smoking in the metro carriage. I was physically attacked by this man on a full carriage as he left the metro. A Victim Support volunteer made the following comments:

"You challenged him about smoking? Oh you see I would have put my head down and said nothing, I see all sorts of things but never say anything".

I made a formal complaint...
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  • Admin says:

    Astounding comment from Victim Support. Thank you for sharing that – we will add them to our list of organisations to approach.

    Many thanks :)