Police in Hungary have been accused of victim blaming after releasing rape prevention advice that warns women of the risks of flirting.

They had already faced heavy criticism for a rape awareness film that seemed to partly blame the victim.

Safety advice from Vas county police on Tuesday said that flirting by young women could “elicit violence.”

Women’s groups and civil rights organisations have condemned the statement.

The safety advice was published to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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