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The ‘rough sex’ defence put dead women on trial – banning it is a feminist victory

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Moya Crockett
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    The domestic abuse bill has finally returned to parliament – so what’s next?

  • Grance Millane trial
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    Campaigners call for law change over “rough sex gone wrong” defence claims in court

Latest Stories

Jodie Comer
Life

Jodie Comer’s next film role is a major departure from Villanelle

The actor is starring in a historical epic alongside two of Hollywood’s biggest names.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

Dakota Johnson’s powerful collection of real life sexual assault stories is surprisingly uplifting

It's difficult but crucial listening.

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Megan Murray
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Life

Meghan Markle’s secret engagement photo sees her paying tribute to women killed by violence

She shared an Instagram photo of the moment.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Kaitlyn Dever just explained the importance of sharing stories of sexual assault

The actor opened up about getting into the headspace of rape survivor Marie Adler.

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Christobel Hastings
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Moya Lothian-McLean
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French activists are protesting in an attempt to end femicide for good

Hundreds of people have protested violence against women

24 women have accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct
Life

“Why don’t we care more about Donald Trump’s sexual misconduct allegations?”

The headlines are tough, but we can't get complacent.

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Christobel Hastings
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Rape victims hand over mobile phones
Life

Rape victims are now asked to give their mobile phones to police

Here's why this is a bad thing for convictions

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Hollie Richardson
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Alexis Bledel and Samira Wiley in The Handmaid's Tale
Life

The Handmaid’s Tale stars share powerful stories about sexual violence

“This is not fiction. These are real stories from real women.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

How stalkers are using apps to track their victims

“They’re really easy to get, they’re really easy to use"

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Emily Reynolds
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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 13/2/18

We’re swooning over Michelle Obama, celebrating the achievements of an 81-year-old NASA employee, and more.

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Moya Crockett
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People

The woman who collects garments worn by sexual assault survivors

"The garment is memory, witness, voice"

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Anna Brech
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Emily Reynolds
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Amber Heard pens powerful essay on sexual violence

"We are in a transformative political moment"

Life

“What we need to consider when we talk about consent”

There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to sexual violence

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Emily Reynolds
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Life

A rape and sexual violence centre turns to Crowdfunder for help

The £20,000 funding will allow the centre to provide services victims desperately need

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Jasmine Andersson
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Life

The Stanford rape survivor from the Brock Turner case has just revealed her true identity

The woman formerly known as "Emily Doe" is ready for you to know her name.

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Moya Crockett
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