Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

excuses for male violence

Appearance before a Select Committee – we need your help!

We are delighted to announce that one of our team, Jo Costello, has been invited to present oral evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights and Violence Against Women and Girls on Wednesday November 19th at 9:45am. Jo has previously provided written evidence to the committee previously, on the subject of ‘The adequacy of more »

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What motives for violence are we prepared to acknowledge and what do we avoid?

7 October US (Detroit) Shooting: 1 dead, 5 injured, 2 critically 22 October Canada (Ottawa) Shooting: 2 dead 25 October US (Seattle) Shooting: 2 dead, 4 injured, 3 critically (all teens) I would bet that you know all about the Canada shooting, in part of course this may arise from the fact that there have more »

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The New Excuse for Fatal Male Violence: “Trust Issues”

Kayleigh-Anne Palmer was only 16 years old when her partner Aston Robinson (18) strangled her to death. Palmer was also 6 months pregnant. Robinson had a history of violent and controlling behaviour. The BBC report from the trial contains these statements: Asked if it was a deliberate act to stop her breathing, he said: “Yes, but more »

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