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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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People

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.

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Kelly Sundberg
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Meghan Markle
People

Meghan Markle “doesn’t want to be loved” by the public – for a powerful reason

The Duchess of Sussex says she’s not motivated by public affection in her role.

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Anna Brech
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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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Hollie Richardson
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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.

Domestic Abuse Bill UK 2019
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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Domestic violence
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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Jess Phillips Brexit
Life

Jess Phillips is “apoplectic” over domestic violence being ignored because of Brexit

And rightly so.

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

The comments set a dangerous precedent.

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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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 at the Aquaman premiere
People

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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Kayleigh Dray
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Visible Women

Women’s rights are being damaged because of Brexit, says Jess Phillips

The Labour MP says that Brexit is disrupting legislation that would have helped women

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Moya Crockett
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People

Jessica Chastain’s Eve director drops out following abuse backlash

Matthew Newton has released a statement confirming his departure from the film

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Megan Murray
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Moya Crockett
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For once, we’ve got some good news for women’s refuges

Women fleeing domestic violence will no longer be shut out of refuges, after the government dropped plans for funding changes.

People

Amber Heard denies Johnny Depp’s claims that she punched him in the face

“These allegations are totally false.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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