Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

child sexual violence

Media misrepresentations of sexual violence: The BBC

The BBC is a frequent offender in the category: media misrepresentations of sexual violence. They seem incapable of using the correct terms for child sexual violence and child rape by constantly referring to ‘sex acts’. Today’s offensive article is: Teachers Daniel Cochrane and Andrew Green banned for sex acts with girl. Cochrane and Green were more »

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Judie Finnigan (content note)

I have only read a small amount regarding Judie Finnigans comments but enough to understand that people are under the illusion that some rape is less damaging than other rapes. What they seem to forget when they are making these comments on how it was a non violent form of rape rape victims read and more »

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Newsnight coverage of the Max Clifford verdict

Dear Sue Douglas I watched you on Newsnight last night talking about the Max Clifford case. We heard in the report that he has been found guilty of eight indecent assaults on women and girls as young as 15. You failed to follow the National Union of Journalists guidance on how to cover violence against more »

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BBC buys into rape culture…again

The BBC appear to be on a mission to uphold rape culture within our society at every opportunity. Every time I open an article about male violence against women there seems to be misinformation, misleading implications, inaccuracies, victim blaming and shifting the focus away from or minimising appalling male behaviour. This article  about a boy more »

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