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About Angela Neustatter

Angela Neustatter is a UK journalist and has written extensively for the Guardian, Observer, Independent and Telegraph. She is the author of nine books on a range of social issues including feminism and children in prison. Her latest book examines the importance of home in our lives. Follow her on twitter @chattyange.

Articles by Angela Neustatter

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Attached to abuse

A new book by psychotherapist Adam Jukes analyses how both men and women can ‘choose’ abusive relationships, resulting from insecure attachment as children. 

Masculinity and phallic narcissism

What is it that creates the kind of behaviour that leads men to destroy the lives of women they profess to love, with their abusive actions?

Changing the behaviour of male perpetrators of domestic violence

Domestic violence shows no sign of abating. There is growing recognition that working with male perpetrators - alongside intervention and protection for women - is essential to reducing the violence that kills two women every week.

A police cell is no place for the young and vulnerable

Self-inflicted deaths in custody are at a ten-year high in the UK. Many of those who kill themselves have been locked in police cells because no alternatives are available. Campaigners welcome a new government initiative but say it needs much better funding. 

Face to face with hidden discrimination

One in a hundred people of working age in Britain has a facial or body disfigurement. Against the preferences of many employers, visibly different people are working out front, no longer prepared to stay out of sight.

The underclass of carers: grandparents in the UK

Hundreds of thousands of children in the UK are brought up by family members who are not their parents. These ‘kinship carers’ - overwhelmingly women - save the taxpayers billions, but with little support from social services often endure poverty, ill-health and isolation.

Welcome to my home, welcome to my hell

The scandal of those in Britain with no shelter at all is well-known, but what of the "housed homeless" and the hundreds of thousands of sub-standard and squalid living spaces in the towns and cities where the poorest try to raise their families?

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