#Domestic Abuse

  • Article: This Scottish Council Is the First in Europe to Offer Paid Leave for Domestic Violence Survivors

    This Scottish Council Is the First in Europe to Offer Paid Leave for Domestic Violence Survivors

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 15, 2019

    “It is a recognition we are looking after the most vulnerable.” Read more

  • Article: Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Donates $500K to Open Home for Abused Women & Girls

    Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Donates $500K to Open Home for Abused Women & Girls

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 6, 2019

    Janie’s House will help 14 women and girls at a time. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Unveils Radical To-Do List to Become World Leader in Gender Equality

    Scotland Unveils Radical To-Do List to Become World Leader in Gender Equality

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 25, 2019

    It’s just kicked off 2019 in the best possible way. Read more

  • Article: This Is How Your Tampon Tax Is Being Spent This Year — But Competition Is Far Too Fierce

    This Is How Your Tampon Tax Is Being Spent This Year — But Competition Is Far Too Fierce

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 24, 2019

    “This is such a critical area where more funding is needed.” Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Unveiled 'Landmark' Laws Against Domestic Abuse

    Britain Just Unveiled 'Landmark' Laws Against Domestic Abuse

    Jan. 22, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Domestic abusers damage millions of lives and cost the UK billions every year. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Is Using 'Capsule Wardrobes' to Help Domestic Abuse Survivors

    This Woman Is Using 'Capsule Wardrobes' to Help Domestic Abuse Survivors

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 25, 2018

    Rachael Bews survived domestic abuse — and now she’s supporting others. Read more

  • Article: British LGBTQ Domestic Abuse Survivors Twice as Likely to Attempt Suicide

    British LGBTQ Domestic Abuse Survivors Twice as Likely to Attempt Suicide

    Sept. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Gay and transgender people attacked by their partners are also twice as likely to self-harm. Read more

  • Article: Smart TVs and Fitness Trackers Are Helping Domestic Abusers Spy on Their Partners, Warn Charities

    Smart TVs and Fitness Trackers Are Helping Domestic Abusers Spy on Their Partners, Warn Charities

    Aug. 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nearly 1,000 cases of abuse in Britain this year involved smart devices in the home. Read more