How the MET POLICE pressurised me to drop charges through harassing and victim-blaming techniques, after closing my case only 3 days later and reopening under my complaint and how 14 years later have denied to the BBC that I have ever reported a sexual assault but only that I had reported that my drink was spiked. This is despite the fact that I was interviewed endlessly for about a month and the fact that I was taken to the Haven Clinique for medical examination when i reported rape. I was left for 14 years, with the severe post-traumatic disorder.

DC Burgess_20/12/2006 Southwark Police Station.

My rape case was dismissed by the Southwark Police two days after reporting despite the street having CCTV cameras and despite having provided numerous possible witnesses names: — Serena Webber, the PR person who introduced me to the…

A short story, the coherent friend and the choice to live…

ONCE UPON A TIME there was a man who was so depressed that he said to his friend, “ I am going to commit suicide” the friend replied to him,” Is that a promise?” Yes, it is a promise”…

Why many women don’t report sexual assaults.

Don’t call it BRAVERY

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Don’t call it BRAVERY
…. it makes denouncing and sexual assaults an exceptional matter. There is nothing extraordinary in sexual assaults, neither should be in reporting it, it is a widespread plague, and it affects more women than we…

I am not sure exactly what the Huffington Post journalist is suggesting as a useful way to “educating men”. Some sort of reformatory concentration camp to rewire and educate men who have shown or are showing predatory and sexually aggressive tendencies?

Let alone that you educate children or teens not…

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