People talk a lot about victims. At any given point in time, someone is a victim of something. But what’s the difference between someone who continues being a victim and someone who is not? Responsibility, accountability and self-interest.
Yes, the person or people who victimized the person are culpable. No doubt. But until the person who is at the receiving end decides to change things, things will not change.
If you don’t understand this, do yourself a favor and at least read the first part of ‘Pedagogy of the Oppressed‘.