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The Paradox of the Name and Shame Campaign

There is a Name and Shame Campaign presently taking place on social media. I love it. But I also hate it.

I love it because it has given survivors of sexual abuse – harassment, and rape the confidence to name names without fear of Judgement or retaliation, to some extent. I love it because it gives survivors a power they might feel had been taken away from them when they thought keeping quiet was better than pursuing justice or telling their truth in a world where the lines between consent and force are way too blurry to tell them apart.

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