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Silencing the whistleblower: Reactions to the truth in the field of abuse 

Silencing the whistleblower: Reactions to the truth in the field of abuse
By Jessica Eaton

This blog is sometimes a way for me to share my thoughts and experiences. I did it in the ‘whataboutery’ blog that went super-duper-viral and I need to do it in this one.

We need to talk about telling the truth in our field of abuse and violence – and what happens when we tell the truth. I have made the decision to commission work into this area of research through my company, VictimFocus, because the topic quite frankly baffles me and I think any improvement will benefit us all in the long run. We desperately need to understand why we silence whistleblowers after we expressly tell them to tell the truth.
So why do we hate truth tellers so much and who do we seek to silence whistleblowers in our own field?

How can…

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Psychiatric Medication Free & Thriving

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How can social workers assess the risk of FGM to a girl?

By Catherine Mannu, knowledge hub and digital officer, and Sonita Pobi, national lead and professional development at the National FGM Centre Since starting our work at the National FGM Centre in September 2015 on cases where female genital mutilation (FGM) was a concern, a consistent question raised by social workers was “How do I assess the […]

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