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Best non-fiction books of 2020
Books

Your guide to 2020’s best non-fiction books

From investigations into domestic violence to essays on modern life, these are 2020's best non-fiction books.

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Sarah Shaffi
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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
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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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Hollie Richardson
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Jess Phillips is “apoplectic” over domestic violence being ignored because of Brexit

And rightly so.

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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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 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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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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Life

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.

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Moya Crockett
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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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People

Comic Con 2018 sparks controversy with Johnny Depp and Amber Heard appearance

“Unreal and irresponsible”

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Kayleigh Dray
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“Why the ‘poor’ Johnny Depp narrative is dangerous”
Long Reads

“Why the ‘poor’ Johnny Depp narrative is dangerous”

Men are always painted as sympathetic and complex creatures, women as collateral damage

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Kayleigh Dray
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Moya Crockett
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“How dare people compare Maya Angelou to men accused of domestic violence?”

She was a sex worker. They were alleged abusers. They’re not the same thing.

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“Why you should never date the guy who tells you not to order dessert”

Kelly Brook’s recent comments about her boyfriend have triggered alarm bells for some

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