Grazia | When will we stop victim blaming?

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Imagine being on a night out with your friends. You’re in a public place you’ve been to hundreds of times before and feel safe in. But the night takes a dark turn as the revelry you’re used to turns to assault. And it’s not at the hands of just one person: instead you’re surrounded by 1,000 men targeting women, pickpocketing and abusing them. Then imagine the official response to this was to suggest, somehow, that you, the women present, could have prevented it by behaving differently.

Read the full article in this week’s issue of Grazia