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Victoria’s gag laws suppress victims of sexual assault

Posted on: Tue 1 Sep 2020

Feminist insider Meaghan King breaks down how Victoria’s recent gag laws to suppress victims of sexual assault speaking in public using their real names to come forward damages victim’s rights and prevents other victims from feeling confident enough to come forward with their stories. 

CONTENT WARNING: This story contains content alluding to and including descriptions of sexual assault and may be triggering for some listeners. 

If you or someone you know is struggling with issues relating to sexual assault call Lifeline or head to YWCA.

Produced by Caitlin Moore and Tom Mann

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