#Domestic Abuse

  • Article: The UK’s Groundbreaking Domestic Abuse Bill Has Finally Passed.  Here’s What You Need to Know.

    The UK’s Groundbreaking Domestic Abuse Bill Has Finally Passed. Here’s What You Need to Know.

    By Helen Lock|July 8, 2020

    The bill is a landmark moment for protecting survivors of domestic abuse. Read more

  • Article: UK Domestic Abuse Charity Sees 10-Fold Spike in Website Traffic During COVID-19 Lockdown

    UK Domestic Abuse Charity Sees 10-Fold Spike in Website Traffic During COVID-19 Lockdown

    By Helen Lock|May 28, 2020

    Refuge, which runs the national domestic abuse helpline, has seen a “sharp rise” in demand. Read more

  • Article: UK Announces £76M to Help Victims of Domestic Abuse and Trafficking During Lockdown

    UK Announces £76M to Help Victims of Domestic Abuse and Trafficking During Lockdown

    By Helen Lock|May 4, 2020

    MP said the funds were to support people “trapped in a nightmare” during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

  • Article: Europe Braces for Huge Increase in Domestic Abuse Cases as Lockdown Creates 'Perfect Storm'

    Europe Braces for Huge Increase in Domestic Abuse Cases as Lockdown Creates 'Perfect Storm'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 31, 2020

    Charities are looking for creative ways to support women trapped with abusers during the lockdown. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Says South Africa’s Queer Spaces Normalise Silence About Sexual And Physical Violence

    This Activist Says South Africa’s Queer Spaces Normalise Silence About Sexual And Physical Violence

    Nov. 8, 2019

    Nwabisa Mazana says the “culture of silencing and ignoring victims continues the cycle of abuse.” Read more

  • 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