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“He stole from me and left me in £30k of debt”: what you need to know about economic abuse

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Katy Harrington
  • Samantha Morton
    Podcasts

    Why everyone’s talking about Samantha Morton’s incredible Desert Island Discs episode

  • Honour on ITV
    TV

    “Why wasn’t she saved?“: Payzee Mahmod on the ‘honour’ killing of her sister Banaz

  • I’m Thinking of Ending Things on Netflix
    Film

    Netflix’s new horror speaks volumes about dating so-called “nice guys”

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Strong Women

Female athletes are being trolled about their bodies and it needs to stop

A survey reveals that the fittest female athletes on the planet are self-conscious about their body. This is a problem.

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Miranda Larbi
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Netflix’s The Betty Broderick Story: Amanda Peet as Betty Broderick.
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Netflix’s Betty Broderick Story, gaslighting, and “angry women”

Betty is supposed to be the villain of Dirty John season 2, so why do so many viewers feel sorry for her?

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Sohel Sarkar
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Midsommar 2019 film review
Entertainment

The anti-romcom: 13 horror films about toxic relationships

From co-dependency to gaslighting, these horror films are guaranteed to get under the skin of anyone who’s ever endured a bad relationship.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Johnny Depp arrives at the Royal Courts of Justice, Strand on July 20, 2020 in London, England. The Hollywood Actor is suing News Group Newspapers (NGN) and the Sun's executive editor, Dan Wootton, over an article published in 2018 that referred to him as a "wife beater" during his marriage to actor Amber Heard. (Photo by Peter Summers/Getty Images)
People

Why those Johnny Depp and Amber Heard headlines are so dangerous

Jess Phillips has underlined the big problem with the tabloids’ coverage of the Johnny Depp libel trial.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Moya Crockett and Hollie Richardson
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The domestic abuse bill has finally returned to parliament – so what’s next?

A new version of the domestic abuse bill is now making its way through parliament. But what will it really mean for women?

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People

Rihanna makes vital point about domestic violence survivors in lockdown

And, in doing so, gives us 2.1 million more reasons to respect her.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Tim Berners Lee: internet isn't safe for women
Life

The man who created the internet just admitted the online world isn’t safe for women

“Such abuse forces women out of jobs and causes girls to skip school…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Domestic Abuse Bill UK 2019
Life

Judges are being called out for dismissing rape claims in a powerful letter

The way judges deal with rape and abuse in family cases is “outdated”.

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Hollie Richardson
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Long Reads

“I am a survivor of domestic abuse. This is my story”

Warning: this story might be difficult to read.

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Stylist Team
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Life

Psychologist reveals 3 coping strategies for dealing with toxic relationships

We all encounter toxic people at some point in our lives. These tips could help you cope.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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People

Supergirl’s Melissa Benoist reveals she is a “survivor of domestic violence”

“I learned what it felt like to be pinned down and slapped repeatedly.”

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Jessica Rapana
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Kelly Sundberg
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Exclusive: Kelly Sundberg gets real about the healing power of storytelling

“I’ve had to grieve and say goodbye to the girl I was before my abuse,” says the author.

Dylan Farrow really isn’t here for Scarlett Johansson’s defence of Woody Allen
People

Dylan Farrow really isn’t here for Scarlett Johansson’s defence of Woody Allen

“Scarlett has a long way to go in understanding the issues she claims to champion,” tweeted Farrow.

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Nicki Minaj wants to change the way we talk about women in abusive relationships

Nicki Minaj’s powerful Twitter thread about her abusive ex has gone viral – and for good reason.

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Lauren Geall
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Teala Davies
People

Denied a trial, Jeffrey Epstein’s victims have shared their powerful testimony regardless

"Jeffrey may no longer be here to hear it, I will not stop fighting, and I will not be silenced anymore."

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

Financial abuse might not be visible, but Serena Williams is fighting to change that

The tennis champion is shining a light on the often-overlooked form of domestic abuse.

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

Gillian Flynn is ‘disgusted’ by Gone Girl defence in missing person case

The author has condemned the theory that Jennifer Dulos staged her own disappearance

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Pip Cook
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Sky Ferreira
People

Sky Ferreira says gaslighting is a “go-to tactic” for music executives

“The entertainment industry is filled with underqualified bullies and morons.”

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Lauren Geall
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Sarah Shaffi
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This is why MPs are calling for a ban on gagging orders on victims of sexual harassment

NDAs should not be used as an excuse not to investigate allegations of abuse and harassment.

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People

Amber Heard says she was punished for speaking out about abuse claims

Actor launches blistering attack on treatment of female survivors

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Anna Brech
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