Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

sexualised violence

Rape survivor; my story in photographs

Dear Sir/Madam, I am graduate Art Photographer in the UK. I thought your viewers and yourself may be interested in my conceptual photography, in which relates to feminism and art in in the contemporary and of course taking into consideration the history of feminism and also the different styles of photography I have used from more »

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‘Revenge Porn’ Is A Form Of Sexual Assault by @McGlynnClare

Actor Mischa Barton has become the latest in the long line of victims of what is commonly known as ‘revenge porn’. Her ex-partner secretly filmed her engaged in sexual activity and has been touting the videos for sale. Bravely speaking out about her experiences, Mischa said “I came forward to fight this, not only for myself but more »

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Contributory negligence

This news blog entry is by a former professional journalist who often expresses right-wing views. In this article, she makes it clear that she feels that a rape victim was partly responsible for the crime committed against her (“A woman who had been allowed to get very drunk inside Misty’s was dragged into bushes along more »

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Drunk and in a relationship (content note for rape)

I was in a relationship with a person with substance misuse issues. As a result of his violent and unpredictable behaviour I stopped having sex with him because it hurt and I would feel violated afterwards. One night we went out and we got so mortal I was basically comatose. He anally raped me that more »

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In the News: on child protection policies & sexual harassment

Greening drops plans to allow councils to opt out of child protection laws by Peter Walker The government has backed down from plans to allow councils to opt out of a series of legal obligations to vulnerable children that critics say threatened protections built up over decades. The planned changes were criticised by charities, social work more »

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Bullied on twitter again

I ve just been on twitter again were a so called advocate was blaming disabled people who have been raped.Disagraceful blaming disabled women/men children of being raped abused. Often perpetrators go after the vulnerable who cant fight back. They see a disabled person and always think their carer is so wonderful to take care of more »

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Remembering Jill Saward

Last week, activist and campaigner Jill Saward died. Saward, who was raped by multiple perpetrators in 1986, was the first British woman to waive anonymity in order to campaign for better support and treatment of victims of sexualised violence, media accountability, and better training for juries. Our thoughts are with her family and friends at more »

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