Research

How Slut Shaming Becomes Victim Blaming

Francesca Ramsey (chescaleigh) talks about her experience with date rape.

Policing women’s bodies and behaviours casts a far wider net than simply slut-shaming. These attitudes leads to blaming victims of rape for their own attacks.

“If someone rapes you, it’s the rapist’s fault, not yours. I wish someone had said that to me. I wish I’d had someone who told me that it wasn’t my fault and that I should speak up.”

 

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