Violence Against Women

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  • Domestic Abuse Bill returns to parliament.
    Life

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

  • Life

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

  • Jess Phillips Brexit
    Life

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

Latest Stories

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

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold
Books

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

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Posted by
Moya Crockett
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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.

Visible Women

What is Savanna's Act, the US Law protecting indigenous women that's now in jeopardy?

The bill was expected to pass handily — so why is it in trouble now?

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Alicia Lutes
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Opinion

How this politician turned a young woman’s murder into a conversation about him

Everyone is talking about David Leyonhjelm’s sexism and slut-shaming – but he shouldn’t be the focus of our attention.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Life

Around the world, women politicians face shocking levels of violence and abuse

A new survey reveals women politicians have been abducted, beaten and had their property destroyed.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Life

Haunting images capture gender-based violence around the globe

Warning: graphic photographs ahead

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
Published
People

Argentinian women stage naked screaming protest against femicide

The performance protest in Buenos Aires was designed to raise awareness of violence against women.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Life

Footballer charged with murder of ex claims he's 'not a bad guy'

The brazen goalkeeper said 'mistakes happen in life'

Posted by
Stylist Team
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Posted by
Stylist Team
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Brave kidnap victim describes astounding escape from moving car

Brittany Diggs was snatched by a man with a gun

Life

Woman pens powerful open letter to the man who tried to rape her

“This is for every woman in the world who has suffered at the hands of men like you"

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

MP brings House of Commons to tears telling of childhood rape

“Rapes happen because of the rapist, not because of the victim.”

Posted by
Amy Swales
Published
Life

Outcry as Moroccan state TV shows women how to hide domestic violence

“Make sure to use loose powder so the bruises don’t show.”

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
People

Watch Amber Heard's emotional message to domestic violence survivors

“We together as women standing shoulder to shoulder, cannot and will not any longer accept silence.”

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Life

What to do if you suspect your friend is a victim of domestic abuse

A lawyer advises.

Posted by
Stylist Team
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Life

A lawyer explains how to safely escape an abusive relationship

A lawyer explains how to safely escape an abusive relationship

Posted by
Stylist Team
Published
Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published

Meet the 20-something teaching Muslim women how to defend themselves

In Trump’s America, Zaineb Abdulla is helping women fight back against hate crime.

Life

In Trump’s America, Muslim women are already afraid to wear the hijab

How did we get here?

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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