Let’s play the most illogical game on planet earth! It’s called the ‘Blame Shame Game’. Follow me closely as I take you through its equally illogical rules.
The Blame Shame Game is highly repulsive. A victim of sexual harassment has no business being blamed for the violation. Have there been acts of violence which the victim could have escaped by applying extra security measures? Yes. But this can and will never be an excuse for giving the perpetrator a tap on the back… or for shaming the victim. A perpetrator of sexual harassment must be made to bear full responsibility for actions committed by him/her. The focus is not on how it could have been averted, but on that it was done. Never forget.
Shame the one who did the shameful act and not the one who suffers from the act.
Blame the sexual violator and not the violated.
And shame on you if you do not.
LET’S PUT AN END TO THE BLAME GAME.
LET”S PUT AN END TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE
Meanwhile, if you are being sexually harassed, I know a safe space to report it. And I think you should. Go here
Tags: blame, rape, sexual violence, Shame, stigma
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