Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse


The Mirror Gives a How-Not-To Guide on Writing about VAWG

This is the headline the Mirror chose for the trial of Andrew Leigh who is accused of murdering his former wife Luan: Husband ‘drugged estranged wife before strangling her to death after hearing about new man’ The subheading reads: Andrew Leigh is accused of murdering his wife of eight years Luan after she spurned his […]

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Another ignorant judge allowing inappropriate mitigation.

Dear Mr Grayling I am contacting you in your capacity as Lord Chancellor, Secretary of State for Justice. I am absolutely appalled about the outcome and ridiculous reasons given regarding the outcome of the recent case of sexual abuse (not ‘sexual activity’ as reported incorrectly and irresponsibly in various media sources) of an 11 year […]

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