Violence against women and girls

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Indian journalist freed on bail after being jailed for two years without trial
Muslim reporter Siddique Kappan had been charged under draconian anti-terrorism laws

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

02, Feb, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Scottish ministers say they did not know trans rapist was put in women’s jail
Placing of transgender woman Isla Bryson in Cornton Vale caused outrage and led to review of all transgender inmates’ placings

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

31, Jan, 2023 @8:05 PM

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Rapist who threatened to kill victim’s date has sentence reviewed
Sean Robinson forced a woman to have sex with him under threat of killing man with whom she was on first date

Kiran Stacey

26, Jan, 2023 @7:09 PM

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French ‘seduction coach’ jailed for life for savage murder of ex-girlfriend
YouTuber who posted videos on how to be an alpha male knifed woman 80 times and tried to kill her new partner

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

25, Jan, 2023 @6:32 PM

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Spain calls second emergency meeting over murders of six more women
Government convenes domestic violence experts after killings of six women and a young girl this month

Sam Jones in Madrid

24, Jan, 2023 @12:17 PM

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Stranded at sea: amateur female sailors speak of sexual abuse by captains they met online
Crew websites urged to do more to protect victims, who set off seeking adventure only to be trapped onboard with a predator

Eden Gillespie

22, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Met police criticised over failure to protect woman killed by ex-husband
Report finds force missed opportunities to protect Sana Muhammed, who was shot with crossbow

Joe Middleton and agencies

21, Jan, 2023 @7:20 PM

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Stoking a culture war? No, Nicola Sturgeon, this is about balancing conflicting rights | Sonia Sodha
Scottish gender reform plans jeopardise legal protections for women

Sonia Sodha

21, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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What to do with a Met police that harbours rapists and murderers? Scrap it and start again | Jonathan Freedland
Violence against women is a threat more lethal than terrorism and our biggest force bears great responsibility, says Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland

Jonathan Freedland

20, Jan, 2023 @4:17 PM

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Labour would suspend any police officers accused of rape, party says
New policy after Carrick scandal would bring police in line with teachers under future Labour government

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

18, Jan, 2023 @10:30 PM

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Ben Jennings on misogyny in UK police forces – cartoon
UK police forces have been asked to check officers and staff against national databases to identify suspected misogynistic predators

Ben Jennings

18, Jan, 2023 @8:00 PM

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Who will protect women from police misogyny? | Letters
Letters: Jenny Jones decries police violence against women and new laws against peaceful protest, Caroline Harper calls for a global response, and other readers give their views

Letters

18, Jan, 2023 @5:44 PM

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