Violence Against Women

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

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Hollie Richardson
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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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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.

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Moya Crockett
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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.

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Moya Crockett
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Haunting images capture gender-based violence around the globe

Warning: graphic photographs ahead

People

Argentinian women stage naked screaming protest against femicide

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

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Moya Crockett
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Life

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

The brazen goalkeeper said 'mistakes happen in life'

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Stylist Team
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Life

Brave kidnap victim describes astounding escape from moving car

Brittany Diggs was snatched by a man with a gun

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Stylist Team
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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.”

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Amy Swales
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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.”

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Moya Crockett
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Moya Crockett
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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.”

Life

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

A lawyer advises.

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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

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Stylist Team
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People

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.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

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

How did we get here?

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Moya Crockett
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People

“It’s distasteful and offensive”: Katie Piper slams Halloween make-up

The acid attack survivor and TV star spoke out about fake scars and disfigurements

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Poldark slammed by women’s rights campaigners as “romanticising rape”

“It’s worse than if it had been a straightforward rape scene”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Moya Crockett
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Argentinian women take to the streets after teenage girl is murdered

Thousands of women walked out of work across the continent to protest the brutal killing of 16-year-old Lucía Pérez.

Books

Why India’s latest comic book heroine is a rape survivor

In Priya's Mirror, the resilient heroine teams up with acid attack survivors to defeat gender-based violence.

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Moya Crockett
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