Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

high risk perpetrators

Perpetrators are “high risk”, not victims.

For those in the women’s sector, police and/or wider social care DASH RIC will be a familiar acronym. It stands for “Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment Risk Indicator Checklist. It was developed by Laura Richards (a criminologist) and CAADA (now known as Safe Lives) and is an evidence based system for assessing risk in a […]

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Strangulation is not a “tiff”

Premier League star Danny Simpson facing jail for throttling ex-girlfriend after drunken tiff* Danny Simpson has been convicted of the common assault of Stephanie Ward with whom he has a child. Ward, who did not participate in the trial, had called the police on December 29th. According to the police, Ward was shouting “get off […]

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