#Domestic Abuse

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

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
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    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
    Girls & Women

    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