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A protester holds up their homemade sign that says, "Say Her Name"

Lauren Smith-Fields died after a Bumble date, this is why her death made headlines worldwide

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Leah Sinclair
  • violence against women mural Dublin by Emmalene
    Politics

    The government wants to start a conversation about misogyny? Here’s what it needs to know

  • image-based-sexual-abuse-law-change
    Politics

    “I fell apart”: why image-based sexual abuse is still going unpunished

  • Channel 4 Rape Who's On Trial
    TV

    The 5 biggest revelations from Channel 4’s Rape: Who’s On Trial? documentary

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ITV's Britain's Virginity Clinics documentary
TV

This new ITV documentary takes you inside the secret world of the UK’s ‘virginity clinics’

This new ITV documentary uncovers the dark underworld of virginity clinics and honour-based violence against women.

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Morgan Cormack
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that guy police scotland campaign
News

“Don’t be that guy”: why we need more violence against women campaigns like this one

A powerful new campaign by Police Scotland demands that men reflect on their own behaviour.

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Moya Crockett
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Wayne Couzens on trial for Sarah Everard's murder
News

“Warped, selfish and brutal”: judge sentences Sarah Everard’s murderer to life in prison

Wayne Couzens was handed a whole life sentence today.

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Amy Beecham
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Jodie Comer in The Last Duel
Entertainment

Jodie Comer and Adam Driver in a medieval movie? Yes please

Watch the trailer that everybody is talking about.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Jen H
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“How the night I was raped changed the course of my life forever”

After being raped by a man on her way home one night, a young woman was determined to see her attacker jailed, and help other women in the same situation

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Life

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

The government has published an amendment that will ban the ‘sex game gone wrong’ defence from courts in England and Wales. Here’s why that matters.

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Moya Crockett
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Podcasts

Loved Serial? You’ll be hooked on this true crime podcast about a cold case revisited

Bear Brook has all the hallmarks of a gripping investigation that draws the listener in.

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Anna Brech
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Domestic Abuse Bill returns to parliament.
Life

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

A new version of the domestic abuse bill is now making its way through parliament. But what will it really mean for women?

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Moya Crockett and Hollie Richardson
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Grance Millane trial
Life

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

It's time to take action on it.

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Hollie Richardson
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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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Christobel Hastings
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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.

Life

French activists are protesting in an attempt to end femicide for good

Hundreds of people have protested violence against women

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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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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Anna Brech
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The woman who collects garments worn by sexual assault survivors

"The garment is memory, witness, voice"

Amber Heard at the Aquaman premiere
People

Amber Heard pens powerful essay on sexual violence

"We are in a transformative political moment"

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Emily Reynolds
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