Loose women

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survivorlouise

Ok so I know many people have written on this subject over the past day or too but I feel this really cannot be reinforced enough, rape and sexual assult is never a woman’s fault, it is always the perpetrators fault and to even imply otherwise is victim blame and contributes to the existence of rape culture in our society.

If you aren’t aware, itv’s panel show loose women conducted an online poll asking if rape is ever a woman’s fault. This was started because singer chrissie said she held herself entirely to blame for her sexual assult when she was younger, something that many survivors can relate to, many of us blame ourselves for what happened  even though blame is entirely on the perpetrator. Panelist June stated that if a woman is drunk and dressed provocatively she is putting herself in danger. As the majority of rapes are committed…

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