Creating a fairer Britain
About the campaign
Violence against women is a serious inequality facing women and girls in Wales today. The idea that women ‘ask for it’ is often used by offenders to justify their behaviour. It blames the victim for the crime and not the offender.
Our ‘asking for it? campaign aims to raise awareness of the extent of violence against women, its unacceptability and challenge the attitudes that justify and excuse it. It also aims to increase awareness of where to turn for support.
What are the campaigns key messages?
This campaign sees violence as preventable by challenging attitudes then deems violence against women as acceptable. Therefore, the key messages for this campaign are that:
Why do we need a violence against women campaign?
What can I do?
Please join our campaign and use the following tools ( found on the right) to make a difference:
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