Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

fatal violence against women and girls

This is male entitlement: why domestic & sexual violence are gendered issues (content note for extreme violence)

Every time we tweet about male entitlement and male violence, we hear two things a) not all men and b) women are violent too. We need to be clear here: the vast majority of violence is committed by men. Street violence is usually committed by men against other men. Domestic and sexual violence and abuse more »

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Press make it clear women remain possessions of men – even in death.

Helen Nicoll, 53, was found dead over the weekend from a gunshot. Police are investigating and have arrested a 53 year old man. At this moment, no further details have been released officially. The media, however, have felt it necessary to refer to Nicoll as the possession of her husband.: Independent: Wife of Harley Street more »

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Complaint to the Metro about their reporting of the Rurik Jutting murders

I today sent the below complaint to the Metro, because I am sick of this type of irresponsible, misogynistic and lazy reporting. “I was absolutely appalled to read how the Metro had chosen to report on the double murder of two women in Hong Kong in this morning’s London edition. On both the front page more »

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