Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse


“Man 23, arrested over murder” isn’t so entertaining.

This appeared today in The Star in Sheffield South Yorkshire. http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/local/video-girl-17-arrested-over-murder-of-south-yorkshire-pensioner-1-6538137 The headline is …. Girl, 17, arrested over murder of South Yorkshire pensioner The choice of words is important, using a shocking juxtaposition of ages in the narrative of the young killing the old presents as quite chilling. Stories may begin to form in […]

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