Traumatised rape victims in Dorset will receive more specialist help when one of just four new support centres in the country opens in Bournemouth.So much for the weepin’ and wailin’ from the Guardian’s feminist cadre that the terrible Tory government would close all the rape crisis centres…
The town has been identified as one of the areas most in need of such a facility and will benefit from a share of £600,000 announced by Home Secretary Theresa May to tackle violence against women and girls.
But why Bournemouth, of all places?
Well, let one of the highly-trained, diversity-certified staff enlighten you:
Jess Weir of Dorset Rape Crisis Line said: “There is a big need to be met here – it is a common misconception that Dorset, and Bournemouth in particular, are just sleepy retirement destinations.Oh. Wow!
“In reality we have a large number of young students at the university and foreign language students. Coming to terms with the effects of being a survivor of rape or sexual violence can take a long time.
“This funding will allow us to increase our support.”
You aren’t going to be flavour of the month with the ‘right on!’ crowd, are you, Jess old girl?