Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse


Domestic Violence in 50 Shades of Grey

On 12th February, Karen Ingala Smith, in partnership with Women’s Aid, will launch The Femicide Census: Profiles of Women Killed By Men, at a conference in London.  Meanwhile, less than two miles away, hundreds of fans will be gathering for the UK premiere of Fifty Shades of Grey – the film-adaptation of EL James’ highly successful novel.  The two events might seem unconnected.  But for practitioners, those who are aware of domestic abuse more »

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Letter of Complaint to the Guardian re: Chris Huhne

I am extremely concerned about the publication of the recent comment is free post by Chris Huhne entitled “Yes I was guilty, but I was prosecuted on the basis of Constance Briscoe’s deception” The piece itself contains several malicious statements that are, frankly, bordering on libel. It is also a checklist on how to spot more »

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