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Essential advice for anyone worried about being isolated while in a toxic relationship

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  • Jess Phillips online abuse
    People

    Jess Phillips wants us to know the names of women killed by domestic violence

  • Domestic Abuse Bill returns to parliament.
    Life

    Finally, the Domestic Abuse Bill has returned to parliament – but is it enough?

  • Opinion

    Amie Harwick’s death is another example of how the US legal system views domestic violence

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People

Hannah Clarke’s death exposes how far people will go to deny male violence

Hannah and her children are the victims in this terrible story. Let’s not forget that, or them.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Over half of women killed by men in the UK are murdered by a partner or an ex

New findings show the highest number of women killed by men since the census began.

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Hollie Richardson
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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The way judges deal with rape and abuse in family cases is “outdated”.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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The Invisible Man: Elisabeth Moss and Oliver Jackson-Cohen star in gaslighting horror movie
People

The Invisible Man transforms ‘joke’ villain into abusive, gaslighting monster

“I saw an opportunity to change people’s perceptions of what The Invisible Man was,” says director Leigh Whannell.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Heloise Wood
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These statistics on female homicide victims show why we need to pass the Domestic Abuse Bill

“No woman fleeing domestic abuse should be turned away from safety.”

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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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Stylist Team
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Domestic abuse: how digital devices are being used to enable abusive behaviour
Life

How technology is enabling perpetrators of domestic abuse to continue their behaviour

New figures have revealed how widespread the problem of tech abuse is in the UK.

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Susan Devaney
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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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Life

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

From a belittling partner to a boss who shuts you down, gaslighting can happen anywhere.

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Megan Murray
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Life

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

"Bad things can happen to you, but you can rise out of the ashes."

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Emily Reynolds
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Rosie Duffield
Life

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

Rosie Duffield read out her story to support the Domestic Abuse Bill.

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Hollie Richardson
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Anna Fielding
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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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Life

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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Moya Crockett
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Life

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
People

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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Hollie Richardson
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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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Theresa May launches domestic abuse bill
Life

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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Boris Johnson
Opinion

“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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Hollie Richardson
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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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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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