Violence Against Women

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Ashling Murphy

A man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of 23-year-old Ashling Murphy

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Lauren Geall
  • Police Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: House of Lords votes to make misogyny a hate crime and rejects further crackdowns on protests
    News

    From protecting protests to making misogyny a hate crime: what’s happening with the Policing bill?

  • A woman on her phone on the street at night
    News

    “Insulting”: campaigners say the Home Office backing a new app won’t keep women safe on the streets

  • Is This Ok campaign
    Women

    #IsThisOK: how a bold short film from Manchester is tackling street harassment head-on

Latest Stories

Sabina Nessa's body was found buried beneath a pile of leaves by a member of the public on Saturday
News

A man has admitted responsibility for the killing of Sabina Nessa

Koci Selamaj, 36, appeared in court this morning but pleaded not guilty to murder.

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Amy Beecham
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Flowers at the vigil for Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman
News

Mina Smallman speaks out after the officers who took photos of her daughters’ bodies are jailed

“There is more work to be done.”

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Lauren Geall
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People gather at Trafalgar square to protest the violence against women in London, United Kingdom on April 3, 2021.
Politics

Why Stylist is writing to Priti Patel again about male violence against women

And how you can get involved.

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Moya Crockett
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Misogyny won’t be made a hate crime following a review by the Law Commission
News

Misogyny should not be made a hate crime in the UK, according to a review

“The government must act now.”

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

The Home Office is planning a campaign challenging misogyny and violence against women – but if it gets it wrong, it could do more harm than good.

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Politics

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

Women still find themselves caught in loopholes and unable to make claims of harassment.

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Sophie Gallagher
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Jodie-Whittaker
Opinion

“No, Nick Fletcher, female TV heroes aren’t driving young men to crime”

The Conservative MP suggested “female replacements” in TV and film roles are leading young men to crime.

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Christobel Hastings
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Zara McDermott Uncovering Rape Culture BBC
TV

Zara McDermott’s shocking BBC documentary investigates the rampant rape culture in Britain’s schools

The new BBC documentary investigates what needs to change for girls to feel safe.

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Morgan Cormack
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Bobbi-Anne McLeod murder: 2 men are being questioned after body found in Devon
News

A man has been charged with the murder of 18-year-old Bobbi-Anne McLeod

We’re all reeling from the horrific news that another young woman has been senselessly killed.

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Amy Beecham
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BBC One Panorama: Online Pimps Exposed
TV

BBC’s new Panorama uncovers the dark side of sex work, but many viewers had the same complaint

The hard-hitting documentary aired last night on BBC One.

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Morgan Cormack
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A woman scrolling on social media
News

The #SignalForHelp gesture just saved a young woman from danger – here’s how to use it

The hashtag has been viewed 23.7 million times on TikTok.

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

With rape convictions and trust in the police at an all-time low, this documentary takes us right inside the broken criminal justice process.

sabina nessa vigil
News

Sabina Nessa’s family has released an emotional tribute on the day of her funeral

The 28-year-old teacher was murdered as she walked to meet a friend on 17 September.

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Amy Beecham
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Needle attacks: women are staging boycotts and demanding action after increase in “physical spiking” on nights out
News

Women are “too scared” to go on nights out following increase in drink spiking

There have been 198 confirmed reports of drink spiking in the last two months, plus 24 reports of some form of injection.

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Amy Beecham
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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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Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman
News

Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman’s killer has been sentenced to 35 years in prison

19-year-old Danyal Hussein was handed two life sentences in court this morning (28 October).

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Lauren Geall
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Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman
News

Mina Smallman reacts to the Met’s apology for the way her daughters’ murders were handled

“The time for apologies has long gone.”

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Lauren Geall
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Henny Beaumont portraits of Bibaa Henry and Zobaidah Solange
News

This heartbreaking portrait collection spotlights the 118 women killed by men last year

The collection is by artist and illustrator Henny Beaumont.

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Lauren Geall
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Kayleigh Dray
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Rachel Parris’ viral video about misogyny is as hilarious as it is heartbreaking

There’s a very good reason everyone is talking about this on Twitter right now.

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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