Violence against women and girls

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The guns are gone, but misogyny still stalks Northern Ireland | Susan McKay
For unionist politicians, paedophile and domestic abuser David Tweed was just ‘larger than life’, says writer Susan McKay

Susan McKay

01, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Victims of sexual violence let down by UK asylum system, report says
Study calls on Home Office to integrate gender and trauma sensitivity into asylum system

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

29, Nov, 2021 @10:38 AM

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Punched: Sadie Frost appears in ‘no frills’ drama exploring domestic abuse
Tracy-Ann Oberman, Donna Air and Annie Lennox will perform in the one-off fundraising West End drama

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

28, Nov, 2021 @3:10 PM

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Dying to Divorce: Turkish women’s campaign against domestic violence is set for Oscars
Two British film-makers have shone a light on a campaigning lawyer and her clients in an expose of misogyny and dangerous politics

Vanessa Thorpe

28, Nov, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Gracie Spinks death: officers served notices over handling of stalking report
Michael Sellers is believed to have killed 23-year-old months after she reported him to Derbyshire police

Jessica Murray

26, Nov, 2021 @1:45 PM

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Rage, fury and noise – the new wave of feminist theatre is more vital than ever | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
Plays such as Maryland, written in the wake of the killings of Sarah Everard and Sabina Nessa, are rallying points for protest, says Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

25, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Another death, another vigil – but when will we see real change?
Analysis: as an investigation into Bobbi-Anne McLeod’s murder opens, ONS figures reveal the stark reality of violence against women and girls

Alexandra Topping

25, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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PMQs: Starmer attacks Johnson over social care plans as Tories insist prime minister is not losing grip – as it happened
Prime minister answers questions in Commons after Dominic Raab says PM’s faltering speech to CBI was ‘Tiggerish’

Andrew Sparrow

24, Nov, 2021 @5:23 PM

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Community-based solutions key to ending violence against Indigenous women, report says
‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women know the causes of and solutions to the challenges’

Tory Shepherd

24, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Selling sex is highly dangerous. Treating it like a regular job only makes it worse | Sonia Sodha
A looser legal regime would increase prostitution and endanger more women

Sonia Sodha

21, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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New police lead on violence against women says trust has been ‘broken’
Maggie Blyth says forces will put ‘relentless focus on perpetrators’ as part of efforts to rebuild confidence

Alexandra Topping

18, Nov, 2021 @4:15 PM

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What happens when a Congressman threatens a colleague with violence? | Robert Reich
The US is experiencing increasingly virulent politics and violent political threats. Sometimes, it’s elected officials who foment or encourage violence

Robert Reich

16, Nov, 2021 @11:23 AM

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