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Domestic Violence

Alesha Dixon Designs for Good

Alesha Dixon shot to fame as a member of Mis-Teeq, an all-woman R&B/Garage group which scored hits like “All I Want", "Why?” and “One Night Stand”. Now she’s a household name as a judge on Britain’s Got Talent. But growing up, things weren’t always easy. Read More »

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Understanding "Separation Violence" and Solutions Making a Difference

In observing Domestic Violence Awareness Month, it is important to understand some trends that exist within the sphere, and to look at solutions making a difference. Read More »

Here’s How A Women’s Magazine Might Be Saving Lives

Five years on from the closure of the News of the World, its legacy is chiefly of widespread phone-hacking. The anniversary - on 10th July - of its final day was not commemorated, the paper consigned to history. Read More »

Meet Sisters Uncut, The UK’s Most Disruptive Feminist Activists

Sisters Uncut, who chant catchy slogans and dance to Rihanna and Beyoncé at their protests are the UK’s most exciting, media-savvy, direct action group. Comprising cis, trans, non-binary and all other self-identifying women, the Sisters fight for the rights for survivors of domestic abuse. Read More »

Viral Videos Reveal the Tragic Truth of Male Guardianship in Saudi Arabia

These short videos published by Human Rights Watch reveal the grim practice of male guardianship that keep women under the hold of husbands and male relatives. Read More »

Kerry Washington Is Working to End a Hidden, Powerful Form of Domestic Abuse

Financial abuse occurs in 98 percent of abusive relationships, according to the National Network to End Domestic Violence and "Scandal" star Kerry Washington is working to ch Read More »

Pakistani Women Are Responding to a Law That Allows Their Husbands to 'Beat Them Lightly'

Pakistani women are taking to social media to fight a controversial bill, thanks to the help of one photographer. Read More »

How The UK’s Domestic Abuse Laws Have Changed Since Sara Thornton Was Freed

“Forgive myself? Not yet” were the words uttered by a vindicated Sara Thornton on the day a judge ruled that the death of her husband was not murder. Read More »