Secondary Victimisation

Negative experience of a bereaved person when interacting with prying relatives, media, police, etc.
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Feminist-inspired research into the secondary victimisation experienced by many women at the hands of those involved in the CJS illustrates the contradiction inherent in seeking justice from an unjust system.
The huge stigma of being a rape victim and secondary victimisation are just two of the reasons why victims are so reluctant to go to the police, says Mr Trew.
However, Victims' Voice claims, factors that may impede their recovery include continued exposure to secondary victimisation such as exclusion from proceedings.
But they were quickly condemned, with one doctors' leader arguing it was "tantamount to secondary victimisation of someone who has already suffered" to then be confronted by a knife offender.