Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

erasure of perpetrator responsibility

Victim Blaming by Police: It’s Women’s Fault for Not Leaving

This tweet was sent to us by a follower: We responded with these comments: Obviously, we had no response from the officer from the Devon and Cornwall police. These were also sent to him. Look at the response he gives and those tweets he ignores:       This officer clearly has no understanding of the dynamics […]

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“It is hoped the relationship will get back on track.”

Craig Ward was given a non-contact order after he admitted assaulting his girlfriend Helen Dunham. He then applied to have his bail conditions relaxed so he could go on holiday with Dunham. The magistrate, despite police specialists on domestic violence raising concerns, said yes. It is difficult to tell from the article whether John Davis, […]

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