Everyday Victim Blaming

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Bill Cosby

In the News 25.31

Canada judge critiques system in sexual assault case: ‘No one asks to be raped’ by Ashifa Kassam A judge in Ontario has used his verdict in a sexual assault trial to deliver a scathing critique of rape myths, the treatment of sexual assault complainants in Canada’s legal system and expectations on how survivors should act more »

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Demanding a rape victim report to the police is abusive behaviour

We are increasingly concerned about demands for victims of rape and other forms of sexual violence to report to the police. We have seen this in response to both the allegations against Bill Cosby, as well as by “fans” of Ched Evans. Demanding that a woman report sexual violence is abusive behaviour. It holds women more »

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