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2.Victim Blaming is still prevalent when it comes to Domestic Violence. Can you think of some public examples and discuss the Alan
guage that was used against the reported victim? Why do you think that we continue to partake in victim blaming and what do you think could be effective ways to stop it?
Victim blaming is a disturbing trend because people in the society mostly blames the victims of domestic violence instead of the perpetrators. The victims are subjected to a negative language that tends to blame them or protect the innocence of the perpetrators. An example of victim-blaming language is evident in the lawyers and judges who oversee cases related to domestic violence. In cases…
Resources for Assessment:
- Relationship Abuse Awareness website (Links to an external site.)
- Hunting Ground (Links to an external site.) (film about sexual assault on campus. This is the website about the film and research)