Violence Against Women

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  • sarah everard vigil
    Politics

    Our campaign challenging male violence against women just scored its first big win

  • Women holding signs
    News

    New strategy to stop violence against women and girls unveiled today

  • jess phillips mp
    Politics

    Jess Phillips on what she wants to see in the government’s new violence against women strategy

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Rape review report
Politics

If the government wants to stop rape, it must invest in challenging rape myths

“This is a systemic problem that’s rooted in victim-blaming, rape myths and stereotypes.”

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Moya Crockett
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Stylist magazine campaign violence against women 2021
Women

Why Stylist is campaigning to change the attitudes behind male violence against women and girls

A Fearless Future is our new initiative calling for a public awareness campaign that gets to the root of the problem.

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Moya Crockett
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template email mp violence against women
Women

Want to email your local MP about male violence against women? Here’s how

An easy guide to supporting A Fearless Future, Stylist’s new initiative challenging the attitudes behind male violence against women.

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Moya Crockett
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Stylist's open letter to Priti Patel about violence against women
Women

Read Stylist’s open letter to Priti Patel about male violence against women and girls

More than 60 experts, activists, politicians and public figures have signed our letter to the Home Secretary as part of our new campaign, A Fearless Future.

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Stylist Team
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Gemma McSherry
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How digital stalking is affecting women – from Instagram to Apple Pay

New findings show that since the beginning of the pandemic there has been a substantial increase in stalking.

Politics

How will London’s mayoral candidates tackle violence against women?

From putting more police on the streets to making London a sanctuary city for migrant women, the leading candidates tell Stylist about their policies.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman
News

Nicole Smallman and Bibaa Henry’s mother challenges lack of “outcry” over murdered women of colour

Mina Smallman says her daughters' deaths did not receive the same attention as Sarah Everard's.

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Moya Crockett
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Sarah Everard flowers at Clapham Common bandstand
Long Reads

“We have the right to be free from fear”: what will actually keep women safe in public spaces?

From education to criminal justice reform, experts share their ideas for making women safer on the streets.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
A woman walking along the street
Politics

Misogyny will now be recorded as a hate crime in a bid to tackle violence against women

The change will see police forces asked to identify crimes caused by “hostility” based on the victim’s sex or gender.

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Lauren Geall
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Flowers at Clapham Bandstand for Sarah Everard
Politics

Reclaim These Streets in pictures: powerful images from the candlelit vigil

Crowds gathered at Clapham Common last night to pay their respects to Sarah Everard and all women lost to violence.

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Lauren Geall
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Domestic Abuse Bill UK 2019
Women

“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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Jen H
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Moya Crockett and Hollie Richardson
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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?

Long Reads

“The 264 million women currently living in conflict are more than just a statistic”

We must give women a platform to tell their stories, says Brita Fernandez Schmidt, Executive Director of Women for Women International UK

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Brita Fernandez Schmidt
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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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Jess Phillips Brexit
Life

Jess Phillips is “apoplectic” over domestic violence being ignored because of Brexit

And rightly so.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Heidi Allen
People

Does the Heidi Allen case suggest that violence against female MPs is finally being taken seriously?

A man has been convicted for threatening her.

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Hollie Richardson
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
People

The horrifying reality of that viral Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez photo

These teenagers posing with an AOC cutout aren’t harmless – they’re terrifying.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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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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Moya Crockett
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The women killed by Jack the Ripper are finally having their stories told

A new book, opera and TV series explore the lives of the serial killer’s victims. It’s a welcome break from our culture’s obsession with male murderers

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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