Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

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An open letter to Owen Jones: What will you do?

Dear Owen, I want to share my appreciation for your column about male violence against women  and the impact of the cuts to services for women. In your column you referred to male violence as domestic violence/abuse. I’m aware that Karen Ingala-Smith discussed with you the issue of erasing male violence with the umbrella term more »

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Upholding patriarchy? Why only some women?

Bbc Woman’s Hour have run a series on sex work this week. They hosted the arguments on Monday & Tuesday and you can listen here. I’m not sure where I stand on the criminalisation of the purchase of sex. I’m very conflicted, because I know women who say they choose to sell sexual services, and more »

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