#Domestic Violence

  • Article: UK Aid Helped Halve Domestic Violence in DRC in Less Time Than Britain Took to Deal With Brexit
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    UK Aid Helped Halve Domestic Violence in DRC in Less Time Than Britain Took to Deal With Brexit

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 15, 2019

    A UK aid-funded project reduced violence against women by more than half. Read more

  • 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: Hungary Faces 'Worrying Course' on Women's and Refugee Rights, Expert Says
    Girls & Women

    Hungary Faces 'Worrying Course' on Women's and Refugee Rights, Expert Says

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 13, 2019

    Advocates press the country to step up for equality. Read more

  • Article: The UK Is Committing £500,000 to Help Empower Women Through Work
    Citizenship

    The UK Is Committing £500,000 to Help Empower Women Through Work

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 7, 2019

    “We're tapping into previously ignored talent, addressing gender inequality… helping our economy." 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: Nicole Kidman Just Donated $500,000 to Stop Violence Against Women
    Girls & Women

    Nicole Kidman Just Donated $500,000 to Stop Violence Against Women

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Carmen Singer|Dec. 13, 2018

    The star is using her platform to make sure survivors are heard. Read more

  • Article: Indian Women Are More Likely to Report Crimes to All-Female Police Stations
    Girls & Women

    Indian Women Are More Likely to Report Crimes to All-Female Police Stations

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 15, 2018

    Research shows abduction and domestic violence reports jump when there’s a female police presence. Read more

  • Article: Janet Jackson Has Fought for Social Justice — On and Off Stage — for Decades
    Girls & Women

    Janet Jackson Has Fought for Social Justice — On and Off Stage — for Decades

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 13, 2018

    Jackson may seem to be a shy personality — but she’s never shied away from activism. Read more