Everyday Victim Blaming

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Police “Safety” Campaigns: Institutionalised Victim Blaming

We’ve written on numerous occasions about the victim blaming and rape myths peddled by police, particularly in the run up to the festive season.  As we’ve said many times, the only people who can stop rape are rapists and effective anti-rape campaigns MUST be targeted at perpetrators, not victims. This poster is from Northern Ireland and […]

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In the Know Campaign: why clarity is essential in rape campaigns

The “In the Know Campaign” is a very important campaign about rape which focuses on perpetrators and the legal definitions of consent. Personally, I’m not a fan of any campaign which suggests that men don’t understand consent – it’s not that men don’t understand, it’s just that they don’t think it applies to them. Men are […]

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