Many women survivors of violence in Europe cannot access support services
because of their migration status. The right to live free from violence should
be based on presence in a territory not legal status.
Media discussions of male violence
against women focus on the actions of the victim rather than the perpetrator.
How can we challenge this narrative using survivor’s testimony without putting
them at risk of online harassment?
Perpetrators of sexual
violence escape justice, while their victims are trapped between exhortations
by women's advocacy groups not to ‘suffer quietly' and the social
stigma attached to sexual violence.
Annual Million Women Rise
marches, started in 2007 by Sabrina Qureshi, give a platform and
visibility to women worldwide at the forefront of experiencing, and combatting, violence against women and children.
The largest survey on women living with HIV, commissioned by
the World Health Organisation, has revealed the stark truth about the gender-based violence and mental health challenges that positive women face.
The EU Victims Directive comes into force this month. Will
it prevent the further decimation of Black and minority ethnic organisations offering specialised services to women facing violence in the UK?
There is a crisis-level need for shelter in Iraq, so why does the Iraqi government maintain
a policy that stymies critically needed temporary housing and threatens the
safety of those willing to provide it?
in adolescents. We’re not only the future, we’re the present, and we deserve to
be happy." Twelve year old Stephanie Mendez Asturias, from Guatemala, speaking at the UN ahead of International Day of the Girl Child.
The opening of a Jack the Ripper Museum was not only insulting in how it
seemed to glorify the murder of women – it was a disservice to all of us
interested in local history and inclusive explorations of our past.