Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse


Transforming a Victim Blaming Culture

Media discussions of male violence against women focus on the actions of the victim rather than the perpetrator. How can we challenge this narrative using survivor’s testimony without putting them at risk of online harassment?   “If I was Ched Evans i would find that whore and actually rape her this time!!” This is one more »

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The Naming of Elena Ferrante

The identity of Elena Ferrante is a secret well-guarded by her publisher. At the request of Ferrante. Ferrante has made it clear on multiple occasions that she does not want her art confused with her real life. This may not seem something that our campaign would necessarily concern ourselves with but there are multiple reasons more »

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Mark Zuckerberg: Supporting male violence through the “legal name” policy

It takes a certain sort of low to co-opt violence against women as means to increase an already pretty immense personal fortune.  Step forward Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, and immoveable defender of Facebook’s “real names” policy. As issue, this may not have crossed your radar. However, it has been steadily gaining momentum since early 2014, more »

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Oscar Pistorius drinking game

Spotted this on the ‘Overheard in Waitrose’ group on Facebook-a link to a Oscar Pistorius drinking game.. the rules being every time there’s a toilet break, you have to take four shots. It’s disgusting on many levels, tried to report the post but there was no link to report it as spam, unfortunately. The link more »

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