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The domestic violence charities supporting survivors in the UK
Domestic violence

The domestic violence charities supporting survivors in the UK

Survivors of domestic violence and abuse need support year-round. These are some of the UK organisations providing help to those at risk

‘They’re failing women’: Met Police ‘isn’t always’ recording domestic abuse or stalking
News

‘They’re failing women’: Met Police ‘isn’t always’ recording domestic abuse or stalking

Officers are also failing to record reasonable grounds for carrying out a quarter of stop and searches, His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services said in a damning report

Arcade Fire tour: ‘Just some humans doing our best’
Review

Arcade Fire tour: ‘Just some humans doing our best’

When Arcade Fire singer Win Butler was accused of sexual misconduct, there were rumours of a ‘boycott’ for their tour. What really happened?

Met Police slammed for secrecy over cost of failed Sarah Everard vigil appeals
Met Police

Met Police slammed for secrecy over cost of failed Sarah Everard vigil appeals

What happened to Liz Truss’s pledge to stamp out workplace sexual harassment?
Employment

What happened to Liz Truss’s pledge to stamp out workplace sexual harassment?

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Exclusive: Women’s safety funding ‘doesn’t scratch the surface’ of tackling male violence
Violence against women

Exclusive: Women’s safety funding ‘doesn’t scratch the surface’ of tackling male violence

Maryland star Hayley Squires: ‘This is not a 30-minute-long accusation. We’re asking for men’s help’
Violence against women

Maryland star Hayley Squires: ‘This is not a 30-minute-long accusation. We’re asking for men’s help’

Pubs and clubs in Newcastle will have to provide free taxis for staff working late-night shifts
Violence against women

Pubs and clubs in Newcastle will have to provide free taxis for staff working late-night shifts

Vigil to honour life of Zara Aleena to be held this weekend
Violence against women

Vigil to honour life of Zara Aleena to be held this weekend

Women march on Scotland Yard to protest police misogyny
Policing

Women march on Scotland Yard to protest police misogyny

One in four women of colour have experienced racial slurs at work, report finds
Racism

One in four women of colour have experienced racial slurs at work, report finds

Court denies Met permission to appeal Sarah Everard vigil ruling
Activism

Court denies Met permission to appeal Sarah Everard vigil ruling

Edinburgh strip club ban ‘forces sex workers into greater risk of violence’
Employment rights

Edinburgh strip club ban ‘forces sex workers into greater risk of violence’

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MPs debate support for Black women affected by domestic abuse after high-profile campaign
Violence Against Women

MPs debate support for Black women affected by domestic abuse after high-profile campaign

BT is still working on its controversial 888 ‘Walk Me Home’ app to protect women
Violence Against Women

BT is still working on its controversial 888 ‘Walk Me Home’ app to protect women

Strikes are taking place across the UK for International Women’s Day – here’s why
International Women’s Day

Strikes are taking place across the UK for International Women’s Day – here’s why

MPs vote against making misogyny a hate crime
Misogyny

MPs vote against making misogyny a hate crime

Organisers of Sarah Everard vigil take Met Police to court over handling of event
Violence Against Women

Organisers of Sarah Everard vigil take Met Police to court over handling of event

Government branded ‘disgrace’ after bid to strengthen Sarah Everard inquiry voted down at 12.30am
Politics

Government branded ‘disgrace’ after bid to strengthen Sarah Everard inquiry voted down at 12.30am

Sadie Frost: Why I’m part of the UN’s campaign to end violence against women
Violence Against Women

Sadie Frost: Why I’m part of the UN’s campaign to end violence against women

Women’s groups threaten Priti Patel with legal action over ‘inadequate’ Sarah Everard inquiry
Activism

Women’s groups threaten Priti Patel with legal action over ‘inadequate’ Sarah Everard inquiry

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Girls Night In: Drink spiking is just the tip of the iceberg for the UK’s misogyny problem
Joscelin Story

Girls Night In: Drink spiking is just the tip of the iceberg for the UK’s misogyny problem

You don’t need a penis to be a music producer: the women breaking barriers
Music

You don’t need a penis to be a music producer: the women breaking barriers

The problems with BT’s £50m 888 app to protect women on their way home
Social Justice

The problems with BT’s £50m 888 app to protect women on their way home

Should employers make sure staff get home safe? This local council thinks so
Employment

Should employers make sure staff get home safe? This local council thinks so