Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

BBC News

The @BBCNews gets it wrong. Again.

Peter Ball pled guilty this week to 18 charges of sexual abuse of men between the 1970s-1990s, whilst the Bishop of Lewes and then Gloucester. The CPS has also been forced to apologise for cautioning Peter Ball in 1993 rather than prosecuting in spite of the fact that there was sufficient evidence. The details of the failures more »

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.@BBCNews *finally* uses appropriate language

We’ve been campaigning for 2 years to have the BBC stop using the terms ‘child prostitute’ and ‘child porn’. Ann Coffey, MP for Stockport, has called for an end to the term ‘child prostitute’ in law, which will hopefully be followed by media refusing to use them term. In the mean time, the BBC has more »

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