37 min

Victim Blaming? Pretty in Pink Podcast

    • Science & Medicine

"Why did you wear a skirt that short?"
"Why were you drinking alcohol?"
"What made you attend that party?"
"What did you do to provoke him?"

Many times after the trauma of rape or domestic violence, survivor's actions are questioned. Consequently some or all of the blame for a despicable act is placed on the victim.

In this episode, we explore the psychology and effect of 'victim blaming' with sexual assault advocate and founder of vanede, Ms. Nneka Obiekwe.

"Why did you wear a skirt that short?"
"Why were you drinking alcohol?"
"What made you attend that party?"
"What did you do to provoke him?"

Many times after the trauma of rape or domestic violence, survivor's actions are questioned. Consequently some or all of the blame for a despicable act is placed on the victim.

In this episode, we explore the psychology and effect of 'victim blaming' with sexual assault advocate and founder of vanede, Ms. Nneka Obiekwe.

37 min

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