Far be it from me –

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

on October 7, 2018

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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