Domestic Abuse

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

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    What is gaslighting and could it be happening in your relationship?

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    Evan Rachel Wood's domestic violence bill has been signed into law

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    Watch the powerful moment this MP shared her domestic abuse story in parliament

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Exclusive: Jess Phillips gets real about Brexit chaos, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn

“Boris Johnson’s driving all over the f**king road, isn’t he?” says the Labour MP. “I mean, he’s going to crash. It won’t be attractive for very long.”

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Domestic Abuse Bill UK 2019
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Here’s everything you need to know about the domestic abuse bill right now

After dropping the domestic abuse bill, Boris Johnson has now pledged to bring it back – but its future remains uncertain. Stylist investigates.

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Finally, the first domestic abuse commissioner has been appointed

Nicole Jacobs has announced her new role.

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Hollie Richardson
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Mel B responds to Geoffrey Boycott news
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Mel B has a strong message about domestic abuse for Geoffrey Boycott

The Spice Girl recently opened up about the violence she faced.

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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.

Theresa May launches domestic abuse bill
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Has Theresa May gone far enough in her fight against domestic abuse?

The PM has introduced a landmark domestic abuse bill to parliament – but will she be remembered as someone who truly tackled the issue?

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Moya Crockett
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“Ignore Boris’ defenders: concern for women’s safety is not a partisan issue”

We’re allowed to have serious concerns about Johnson’s conduct. It doesn’t mean we’re part of a left-wing conspiracy to bring him down.

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Moya Crockett
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Hannah Gadbsy
Life

Hannah Gadbsy recalling her rape related abortion is terrifying, but it’s essential we listen

“I would be dead. It’s as simple as that.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Women's domestic abuse
Life

Nearly 2,000 women face homelessness this year because of domestic abuse

The recent law change just isn't enough

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Women of Twitter share advice on what to do if you witness domestic abuse in public

These simple techniques could help you intervene

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Megan Murray
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Judge tells man who admitted coercive and controlling behaviour there are "plenty more fishes in the sea"
Life

UK judge tells convicted abuser that there are “lots more fishes in the sea”

The comments set a dangerous precedent.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Jess Phillips responds to rape comments targeted at her, again

“What do women have to do to end this?”

Why the media must change how it speaks about women killed by their partners
Life

These new guidelines will change how the media reports domestic violence deaths

For the families of women killed by violent current and former partners, it couldn’t come a moment too soon.

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Moya Crockett
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Lucy Mangan

Lucy Mangan says we’re not angry enough about horrific domestic violence statistics

Society needs to stop ignoring an epidemic of abuse and start doing something about it.

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Lucy Mangan
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Analysis: Sally Challen murder conviction overturned following allegations of coercive control
People

Sally Challen’s case signals a vital shift in attitudes towards coercive control

Sally Challen killed her husband after allegedly suffering decades of abuse. Now, she’s had her murder conviction overturned.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

The Lorena Bobbitt documentary vows to finally tell her side of the story

The woman who cut off her husband’s penis after years of alleged abuse is the subject of a new true crime series

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Make-up isn’t trivial. For these 4 women, it was life-changing

An acid attack survivor, a trans activist, a woman who escaped domestic abuse and a cancer patient discuss the healing power of beauty products

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Kate Faithfull-Williams
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Life

3 women on whether the government’s new domestic abuse bill goes far enough

A survivor, a legal expert and a campaigner discuss the merits of the government’s ‘landmark’ new legislation.

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Moya Crockett
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Amber Heard says she was abused for speaking out against Johnny Depp

“I had the rare vantage point of seeing, in real time, how institutions protect men accused of abuse,” says Amber Heard.

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

Warning: this story might be difficult to read.

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