Domestic violence

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Police urged to better protect black women who face domestic abuse
Sistah Space’s call for mandatory training in UK backed by Michaela Coel, FKA twigs and Women’s Equality party

Hannah Summers

15, Sep, 2021 @11:42 AM

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‘Every man was drinking’: how much do bans on alcohol help women in India?
Women’s protests led to prohibition in Bihar but can alcohol bans end domestic abuse and harassment?

Preeti Jha

14, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Queensland police to trial AI tool designed to predict and prevent domestic violence incidents
The algorithm uses data to identify high-risk offenders but some experts are concerned about its potentially serious pitfalls

Ben Smee

13, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Men are inventing new excuses for killing women and judges are falling for them | Catherine Bennett
Sam Pybus claimed his fatal act was consensual, and was given just four years in prison

Catherine Bennett

12, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Herself review – a domestic abuse survivor​’s tale in search of the right tone
Co-writer and star Clare Dunne brings grit to this drama about a Dublin single mother doing it for herself, directed by Mamma Mia’s Phyllida Lloyd

Simran Hans

11, Sep, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Skunk Anansie: how we made Weak
‘It was a vulnerable moment that turned into a moment of strength. It was basically me saying: I am never going to be hit by anyone ever again’

Interview by Henry Yates

06, Sep, 2021 @1:32 PM

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Indigenous Australians need own plan to reduce violence against women, summit told
Marcia Langton tells women’s safety summit national initiatives aren’t working for First Nations people and ‘lives are at stake’

Katharine Murphy Political editor

06, Sep, 2021 @10:26 AM

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Enable family courts to protect domestic abuse victims | Letter
Letter: Campaigner and former family law solicitor Jan Williams calls for family courts to be able to attach powers of arrest to non-molestation orders, so breaches can be swiftly enforced


26, Aug, 2021 @5:12 PM

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Melbourne project helps women recover from economic abuse by partners
Report finds abusive spouses ‘weaponised’ government or industry structures, using their partners as a ‘human line of credit’

Nino Bucci

25, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Domestic abusers ‘weaponised’ Covid in England and Wales, study finds
Police forces urged to stay alert to ‘Covid blaming’ as an excuse or defence by suspects

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

25, Aug, 2021 @11:08 AM

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Police failing to impose orders on men accused of abuse, watchdog finds
Investigation finds lack of understanding of how to use measures to protect women

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent

24, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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What happens to the children of women killed by men?
In the latest part of our series, we highlight the lack of official support in the UK for traumatised youngsters and those left to pick up the pieces. But, amid the grief, is there still hope for the future?

Yvonne Roberts

22, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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