Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

domestic violence homicide

If we’re serious about ending men’s violence against women and girls, we need to listen to feminists

The UK’s lack of “a consistent and coherent approach to tackling violence against women”  has been criticised in an official report  by the UN special rapporteur, Rashida Manjoo .  In addition, last week Professor Sylvia Walby, UNESCO chair of gender research at Lancaster University, criticised official statistics for drastically under-representing the scale of  violent crime against […]

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Family Annihilators: Demonstrating the “complexities of relationships”

Oliver Ruse brutally murdered his ex-wife Deborah with an axe. He chose to use an axe in an attempt to decapitate her. He then committed suicide by jumping off a multi-storey car park. The Coroner Kevin McCarthy stated:  “Tragedies like this bring home to us all the complexities of relationships and the frailties of life.” […]

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