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Stylist magazine campaign violence against women 2021

Why Stylist is campaigning to change the attitudes behind male violence against women and girls

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Moya Crockett
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    Read Stylist’s open letter to Priti Patel about male violence against women and girls

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    How digital stalking is affecting women – from Instagram to Apple Pay

  • Ian Wright
    Podcasts

    Ian Wright recalls the anger he felt growing up in an abusive household

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Woman campaigning against violence
Politics

The domestic abuse bill has finally passed – but what does that actually mean for women?

Campaigners have responded to the new act.

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Hollie Richardson
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Entertainment

Jada Pinkett-Smith discusses how to spot a narcissist (and what to do about it)

We all know one...

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Amy Beecham
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Woman's shadow
Life

Will women ever be safe at home or on the streets?

How a week dedicated to celebrating women turned into one about our lack of safety.

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Hollie Richardson
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Politics

Threatening to share revenge porn will become a criminal offence under new law changes

The amendments to the domestic abuse bill will also include the criminalisation of non-fatal strangulation.

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Lauren Geall
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“What happened when my ex threatened to share my nudes with my colleagues”

Revenge porn is illegal – but threatening to share intimate images or videos is not. Stylist hears from one woman who knows first-hand why the law must change.

Angela Black ITV
TV

Take a first look at Joanne Froggatt’s gripping new psychological thriller

Everybody is going to be talking about it.

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Hollie Richardson
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Housing

What life is like at Christmas when you have nowhere to live

A young mum tells the story of her struggle to create a home for herself and her daughter in time for Christmas.

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Natalie Gil
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Relationships

How to identify toxic behaviours early on in any relationship

Abuse can be so subtle at first that over time you may realise you’ve had your autonomy taken away from you but can’t quite identify why or when it started.

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Stylist Team
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People

FKA twigs sues ex Shia LaBeouf for alleged sexual battery, assault and emotional distress

The singer says her relationship with the actor involved “relentless” abuse.

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Anna Brech
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People

Say her name: outrage as BBC trailer fails to name murder victim Reeva Steenkamp

Like so many others before her, Steenkamp's legacy is being erased.

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Anna Brech
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Entertainment

Do you know the difference between love and coercive control?

For a new televised social experiment, journalist Ellie Flynn brings together a group of young people to see if they understand what coercive control means.

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Katy Harrington
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“We’ve got to do something”: Victoria Derbyshire on tonight’s vital Panorama on domestic violence

The BBC journalist on how the stay at home order impacted abuse victims.

Rape convictions at all time low in England and Wales.
Life

Rape convictions are at an all time low, and it is a “national emergency”

The figures are being described as “dismal” by campaigners.

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Hollie Richardson
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The real story behind those ‘Challenge Accepted’ posts on Instagram
Life

The real story behind those black-and-white selfies on Instagram

Read this before you jump on that ‘Challenge Accepted’ bandwagon.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Celebrities calling for migrant women to be protected in domestic abuse bill: Naomie Harris, Gemma Chan, Dua Lipa, Thandie Newton
Life

Why these celebrities are calling for changes to the domestic abuse bill

"It shouldn’t matter if you’re born in this country or not – all victims deserve the right to seek police help and to have access to refuges."

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Moya Crockett
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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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Stella McCartney hosts festival this weekend.
Life

Stella McCartney is holding a festival this weekend to raise funds for domestic violence aid

Alicia Keys, Kelis and Brian Wilson are taking part.

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Hollie Richardson
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Tom Meighan
Life

The Tom Meighan case shows why the way we talk about domestic abuse is so important

“If abuse is not named, it cannot be condemned.”

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Lauren Geall
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Pragna Patel
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How the domestic abuse bill fails migrant women – and what you can do to help

The current bill ignores migrant women – a glaring omission at a time when the UK’s racial inequalities are being laid bare.

JK Rowling
People

Domestic abuse charities condemn tabloid’s treatment of JK Rowling

“When newspapers publish domestic abuse stories from the perspective of the abusive partner, they are giving them further power and control.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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