Victim Blaming

The artifact assigns blame to the victim of a crime or abuse.

Victim blaming is the act of assigning blame to the victim of a crime, typically based on the assumption that the victim shares culpability or responsibility for the crime.

Application

The Victim Blaming flag intended to be applied in situations where a journalist assigns blame to the victim of a crime based on their perceived culpability, appearance, social or political background, or other discriminating factor.