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Policing bill: the law will change to allow domestic abuse victims more time to report crimes

The law is changing to allow domestic abuse victims longer to report crimes

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Amy Beecham
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    News

    “Can a lone officer stop me on the street?” Your rights when dealing with the police, explained

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    News

    Women tell us all the ways they’re changing their daily routines to stay ‘safe’ on the streets

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    Another serving Metropolitan police officer has been charged with rape

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A memorial for Sarah Everard in Clapham Common following her murder
Women

We must prevent male violence against women – not just punish it

As Wayne Couzens is sentenced to life in prison for murdering Sarah Everard, we must keep talking about what justice really means.

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Moya Crockett
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At least 15 serving or former police have killed women in UK since 2009, reveal shocking new figures
News

This is how many serving or former police officers have killed women in the UK since 2009

Shocking new figures come as the police officer who murdered Sarah Everard is sentenced today.

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Amy Beecham
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Violence against women and girls should be as much of “an absolute priority” as countering terrorism, says report
News

Male violence against women should be as much of a priority as terrorism, says report

The VAWG report highlights the need for the “relentless pursuit” of domestic violence perpetrators.

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Amy Beecham
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The silhouette of a young woman
Politics

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill will put vulnerable young women at risk, say experts

A new report has warned that the bill could push vulnerable young women into the criminal justice system.

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Lauren Geall
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Amy Beecham
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Channel 4’s Deceit is based on this gripping true crime story

“There was a devastating impact on all involved.”

Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman
News

“I refuse to give him that power”: Bibaa Henry & Nicole Smallman’s mother responds to murder verdict

She spoke about forgiveness in an emotional interview.

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Hollie Richardson
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Policing Bill: an amendment to criminalise the act of kerb crawling has been blocked by MPs
News

“My heart was pounding”: women share their experiences of kerb crawling as MPs block ban

The Policing Bill going through Parliament could have criminalised the “absolutely frightening” act of kerb crawling

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Robyn Vinter
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“What does the Policing Bill really mean for us?”: how the legislation will affect our rights
News

Why we should all be concerned about the controversial new Policing Bill and what it means for us

There have been widespread calls to #KillTheBill for months, but despite all the protests MPs voted in favour of the bill.

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Amy Beecham
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32 brilliant detective dramas to get stuck into now Line Of Duty is over
TV

32 brilliant detective dramas to get stuck into

From Mare of Easttown to Criminal.

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Kayleigh Dray
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 23: People march in honor of George Floyd on May 23, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The National Action Network and members of George Floyd's family hosted an inaugural remembrance to honor the life of Floyd, who was killed by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020. Chauvin has since been convicted of multiple murder counts in Floyds death. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
Life

How we can all be better allies in the fight against racism

White people need to be better allies, that much is clear. So how can they do that?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Three Line of Duty actors as police officers from BBC show Line of Duty stood in front of their office
TV

This is what to expect from the real life Line Of Duty documentary

It's coming to BBC Two tomorrow.

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Amy Beecham
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Kayleigh Dray
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A very handy guide to the police acronyms used in Line Of Duty

Do you know your OCG from a CHIS?

TV

Drugs, guns and espionage: everything you need to know about Undercover season 2

The Netflix crime drama is back and more gripping than ever.

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Anna Brech
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Life

Why it matters that police can no longer ask rape victims to hand over their phones

The practice is believed to have retraumatised some survivors and discouraged others from reporting their assault at all.

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Moya Crockett
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In an aerial view from a drone, a large-scale ground mural depicting Breonna Taylor with the text 'Black Lives Matter' is seen being painted at Chambers Park in Annapolis, Maryland. The mural was organized by Future History Now in partnership with Banneker-Douglass Museum and The Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture.
Life

The viral chain tweet we need to pay attention to

You will almost definitely have seen this post in your Twitter feed. Please do not ignore it.

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Kayleigh Dray
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AMy Ryan as Mari Gilbert in Netflix true crime film Lost Girls
Life

Netflix’s Lost Girls is another tale of police negligence

Missing sex workers are low police priority.

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Elena Chabo
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stalking law
Long Reads

“I was stalked by my ex, but people mistook it for romantic flattery”

Rom-coms tell us that being pursued is the sign of true romantic love. They couldn’t be more wrong.

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Katie Bishop
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Christmas shift workers
Careers

From NHS nurses to police officers: meet the women working Christmas

“I’ll be on the response team, which involves going out to 999 calls,” says PC Sharma. “Most calls we receive are domestic related.”

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Chloe Gray and Meena Alexander
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Jessica Rapana
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It’s 2019. So why are UK police still publicly victim-blaming women?

The Facebook post suggested women who walk alone at night are the problem.

Line of Duty featuring Vicky McClure
Life

Line of Duty: How will this “outrageous” critique affect the writing of series 6?

This is why the show got things so wrong, apparently.

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Hollie Richardson
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