Domestic Violence

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    People

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

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    Life

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

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Latest Stories

Opinion

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

The treatment of her alleged murderer is a damning indictment of America’s judicial system.

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Alicia Lutes
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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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Domestic Abuse Bill UK 2019
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The way judges deal with rape and abuse in family cases is “outdated”.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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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.”

Liar season 2
Life

Liar is back for season 2, and we need answers about Andrew

Who the hell murdered him?

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Hollie Richardson
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People

Charlize Theron is “not ashamed” to talk about the night her mum killed her dad

The Oscar-winning actor says she wants to break the taboo around family violence.

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Anna Brech
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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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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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