‘Victim Blaming Wall Of Shame’: 10 Ridiculous Things Victim-Blamers Have Said

Posted on April 2, 2015 in Gender-Based Violence, Society, Taboos

While many of our ‘honourable’ politicians and public figures were too concerned with the fact that the documentary ‘India’s Daughter‘ is portraying the country in a bad light, these are some pearls of wisdom that came from their own mouths.

From shameful statements like “Boys are boys, they make mistakes” to saddening comments like “One should not be adventurous being a woman” – welcome to the ‘Victim Blaming Wall of Shame’. This is a part of an inexhaustive list of the ridiculous things our country’s leaders, decision makers and influencers have said to blame victims of sexual assault and to defend rape.

Check out the complete list by Jhatkaa, here