Illustration to this text is very good.
Trust always matters. No less this year than any other before or after
But this does not make more convincing Ms. Valenti’s complaints that women are not trusted when reporting sexual abuse.
In case of any crime, an action can be taken only basing on verifiable facts. Trust of the victim’s report is not enough.
“Who gets trusted determines who gets justice” is a good sound bite, but simply is not true.