Ban Using Underwear Style As Evidence Against Rape Victims in Ireland
- destinatario: Irish Government, Ireland
A young girl, aged 17, took her own life after a hearing at court addressing her rape. Her attacker's defence made the child hold up her underwear. They implied the design of the underwear was a good enough reason for the male to attack her. This is absurd. Firma la petizioneFirma la petizione
This petition is to ban the victims' style of underwear to be used as a form of evidence within a court of law due its victim blaming nature.
Clothing never has and never shall act as a form of consent or as a justifiable reason to sexually assaulted somebody.
The removal of this victim blaming within the court room should hopefully prevent any more tragic suicides.