Campaigner

Domestic and sexual violence and abuse:

Everyday Victim Blaming is a trainingconsultancy and campaigning organisation, which provides a safe, supportive, anonymous and non-judgemental space for those who have experienced Domestic & Sexual Violence and Abuse to share their experiences in confidence.

It offers training and consultancy for those working with people who have experienced Domestic & Sexual Violence and Abuse. We also offer consultancy for those working in the field of domestic and sexual violence and abuse, particularly in terms of assessing their training programs.

It actively campaign to have the voice of victim-survivors heard, and for the responsibility to be placed wholly on the perpetrators of domestic & sexual violence and abuse.

EVB won the 2014 group Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize for their activism to end male violence against women and girls. Louise was short-listed for the 2015 individual Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize for her writing on the subject of male violence against women and girls.

This is a selection of the articles Louise has written for EVB:

The Sun’s Campaign to Save Refuges (May 2015)

We need a nuanced discussion of rape culture. (October 2014)

Sympathy for the perpetrator but not the victim (March 2014)

PTSD, Domestic Violence and Personal Responsibility (March 2014)

5 Things you should about the scale of sexual abuse in Britain (January 2014)

Alcohol and Sexual Violence: When myths are used to excuse personal responsibility (January 2014)

BBC Radio 4 Today: the same tired old rape myths dressed up as flagship news (November 2013)

Child Rapists are not “effective” parents (June 2013)

Cultural Femicide:

A Room of Our Own: A Feminist/ Womanist Network is a trans-inclusive, women-only blogging platform created to share women’s writing, art, experiences and musings. It was created both to combat cultural femicide – the term coined by feminist writer Bidisha to define the erasure of women from politics, art, and culture – and celebrate women’s creativity in a space without men.

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