Violence against women and girls

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‘Young people are invisible’: family violence survivors falling through cracks at crisis services
Many teens and young adults are caught between systems for supporting adults and the child protection system

Stephanie Convery

02, Jul, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Zara Aleena: hundreds dressed in white gather in east London for silent vigil
The 35-year-old law graduate was killed in the early hours of 26 June as she walked home from a night out

Geneva Abdul

02, Jul, 2022 @3:53 PM

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Zara Aleena just wanted to walk home. We will keep marching until women are safe on our streets | Anna Birley
We were promised real change to counter male violence against women. We’re still waiting, says campaigner Anna Birley

Anna Birley

02, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Watchdogs condemn police response to domestic abuse claims against officers
Joint inquiry hears evidence of officers in England and Wales using their status to deter victims from making reports

Jamie Grierson

30, Jun, 2022 @12:14 PM

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‘An unspoken epidemic’: Homicide rate increase for Black women rivals that of Black men
Five Black women and girls were killed each day in 2020, most of them with guns. Gender violence must be at the center of the gun debate, advocates say

Lois Beckett and Abené Clayton

25, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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How do I know if I’ve been spiked? We ask an expert
Dawn Dines, founder of Stamp Out Spiking, on the warning signs – and why it’s on the agenda at last

Coco Khan

24, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Ukraine begins first trial of Russian soldier charged with rape
Trial in absentia of Mikhail Romanov, 32, is first of what could be dozens of such cases

Pjotr Sauer

23, Jun, 2022 @5:16 PM

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Gangsters killed Maria’s sister in Honduras. A note on the door told her she was next …
Maria and her family were given help to start a new life in safety, but she is just one of a quarter of a million people in the country internally displaced by violence

Sarah Johnson in Tegucigalpa

21, Jun, 2022 @6:15 AM

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UN urged to impose travel ban on Taliban leadership over oppression of women
Campaigners say curtailing of women’s rights in Afghanistan means Trump-era waiver must be removed

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

19, Jun, 2022 @3:07 PM

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Female Labour MPs call on PM to scrap new rape victim guidance
More than 100 MPs write to Boris Johnson saying guidance will lead survivors to avoid seeking therapy

Alexandra Topping and Caelainn Barr

17, Jun, 2022 @6:14 PM

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‘This is another pandemic’: a female survivor of domestic abuse in China speaks out
Chinese cyberspace is filled with videos showing violence against women and activists say only real social change will stop the abuse

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

17, Jun, 2022 @2:00 AM

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The Guardian view on policing protest: the wrong approach | Editorial
Editorial: The Met’s approach towards last year’s Sarah Everard vigil has gone from counterproductive to vindictive

Editorial

12, Jun, 2022 @5:25 PM

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