Articles about 'false allegations'

Why are men so worried about false allegations?

In the midst of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, D H Kelly wonders why some men allow fears about false allegations to distract them from what's really going on

D H Kelly // 25 October 2017

Categories: Blog

The false rape/assault accusation trope – a bit fishy and definitely not funny

Rosa Walling-Wefelmeyer is unimpressed with Home and Away's recent use of the tired and potentially harmful false rape accusation trope

Guest Blogger // 4 September 2015

Categories: Blog, Features & Reviews Round-Up

“Not guilty” does not mean she lied

Laura speaks out against the inaccurate portrayal of the girl in the Le Vell rape case

Laura // 11 September 2013

Categories: Blog

‘Help! False Rape’

A guest post by Jennifer James about BBC Newsbeat's counter-productive take on a story about women not being believed when they report rape

Guest Blogger // 13 March 2013

Categories: Blog

WAR’s open letter to the DPP

Women Against Rape recently met with Keir Starmer, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to object to the number of victims wrongly accused of making a false allegation of rape...

Laura // 4 May 2011

Categories: Blog

Victim-blaming, rape-denier Tory MSP suggests rape victim was ‘hooker’

Conservative MSP Bill Aitken has suggested a 38-year-old woman who was raped in Glasgow may have been a “hooker”. The implication being that had the woman been a sex worker/prostitute,...

Jess McCabe // 13 February 2011

Categories: Blog

Sent to jail for falsely retracting rape allegation

Sarah’s* story is extremely worrying for anyone concerned with rape prosecutions in this country. You have probably heard about her case: she rang 999 reporting her husband raped her. Under...

Jess McCabe // 27 November 2010

Categories: Blog

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