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How smart devices are exploited for domestic abuse

How smart devices are exploited for domestic abuse

Two women explain how their partners turned internet-connected gadgets into a means of control. Read full article: How smart devices are exploited for dome...→

How smart devices are exploited for domestic abuse

How smart devices are exploited for domestic abuse

Two women explain how their partners turned internet-connected gadgets into a means of control. Read full article: How smart devices are exploited for dome...→

Domestic abuse survivor's mission to help others

Domestic abuse survivor's mission to help others

Now Julie Ann Reid is using her experience to ensure others do not endure the same violence and mental torment she did. Read full article: Domestic abuse survivor's mission to hel...→

Lockdown impact on domestic abuse ‘could last three years’

Lockdown impact on domestic abuse ‘could last three years’

A national report said physical and emotional harm from domestic abuse costs the country £47bn every year Read full article: Lockdown impact on domestic abuse ‘could...→

Mum of baby killed by his father speaks of horrendous domestic abuse

Mum of baby killed by his father speaks of horrendous domestic abuse

Four-month-old Alfie Gildea suffered a catastrophic brain injury consistent with being shaken violently Read full article: Mum of baby killed by his father speaks ...→

Terrified, disgusted, ashamed: The women speaking out about aid workers’ abuse in the Congo

Terrified, disgusted, ashamed: The women speaking out about aid workers’ abuse in the Congo

Some 51 women said aid workers propositioned them, forced them to have sex in exchange for a job or fired them when they refused. Robert Flummerfelt and Nellie [...] Read full article: Terrified, disgusted, ashamed: The women...→

Domestic abuse: Police reveal violent past of partners

Domestic abuse: Police reveal violent past of partners

More than half the people who have used an abuse disclosure scheme were told that their partner had a violent or abusive past.Police Scotland’s disclosure sche [...] Read full article: Domestic abuse: Police reveal violent pa...→

Mariah Carey's memoir spills on cheating on 'controlling' ex to domestic abuse

Mariah Carey's memoir spills on cheating on 'controlling' ex to domestic abuse

Mariah Carey's explosive new memoir The Meaning of Mariah Carey reveals all on her extramarital affair, rehab stint, the domestic violence she experienced and [...] Read full article: Mariah Carey's memoir spills on cheating...→

'Hidden crimes' such as domestic abuse on the rise across region

'Hidden crimes' such as domestic abuse on the rise across region

West Midlands police and crime commissioner David Jamieson presented an annual report to councillors Read full article: 'Hidden crimes' such as domestic abuse o...→

Domestic abuse charity 'left to rot' in building full of mould

Domestic abuse charity 'left to rot' in building full of mould

'The council said we could have a new building six months ago, but we're still in a health and safety hazard' Read full article: Domestic abuse charity 'left to rot' in ...→

Rise in number of women and girls treated in hospital for abuse

Rise in number of women and girls treated in hospital for abuse

End Violence Against Women Coalition said the figures are evidence doctors, nurses and paramedics are seeing victims of domestic violence routinely. Read full article: Rise in number of women and girls treate...→

Two women arrested in alleged 'paedophile ring' accused of child abuse

Two women arrested in alleged 'paedophile ring' accused of child abuse

The arrests in Townsville, Australia, follows charges handed out to the alleged ringleader, a childcare worker who is accused of sexually abusing his own child [...] Read full article: Two women arrested in alleged 'paedophil...→

How to help survivors of domestic abuse

How to help survivors of domestic abuse

I am the face and founder of SODA (Survivors of Domestic Abuse) a community support group which I set up and work on a voluntary basis without funding. Read full article: How to help survivors of domestic abuse...→

Ex-Coronation Street star Kym Marsh backs fresh domestic abuse campaign

Actress Kym Marsh has given her backing to a domestic abuse campaign encouraging victims to seek help Read full article: Ex-Coronation Street star Kym Marsh back...→

RFU permits transgender women to play women’s rugby at all domestic levels

RFU permits transgender women to play women’s rugby at all domestic levels

The RFU's stance is in opposition to the statement made by World Rugby that stated the risk of significant injury was 'too great' Read full article: RFU permits transgender women to play wo...→

‘Changing law for domestic abuse victims has been career highlight’

Judge Lady Scott... HIGH Court judge Lady Scott has revealed succeeding in changing the law for women accused of killing their abusive partners is her proudest [...] Read full article: ‘Changing law for domestic abuse victims...→

'Smart' male chastity devices may 'permanently trap' thousands of men if hacked

'Smart' male chastity devices may 'permanently trap' thousands of men if hacked

A 'smart' male chastity device called the Cellmate is vulnerable to hackers, according to research, with customers facing the prospect of having to remove it w [...] Read full article: 'Smart' male chastity devices may 'perma...→

'Milestone moment' as Scottish domestic abuse protection powers published

Plans for the police and the courts to gain additional powers to remove abusers from the homes of domestic abuse victims have been published today. Read full article: 'Milestone moment' as Scottish domestic ...→

Sam Burgess accused of domestic abuse

Sam Burgess accused of domestic abuse

FORMER South Sydney rugby league captain and England rugby international Sam Burgess and his National Rugby League (NRL) team will be the subject of separate p [...] Read full article: Sam Burgess accused of domestic abuse...→

Strictly's Seann Walsh slammed by domestic abuse charity after video

Strictly's Seann Walsh slammed by domestic abuse charity after video

The Strictly star's girlfriend Grace captioned the video 'wrestlemania' and can be seen laughing as she stands back up, however Solace Women's Aid has describe [...] Read full article: Strictly's Seann Walsh slammed by domest...→

Camilla moved by experiences of domestic abuse victims

Camilla moved by experiences of domestic abuse victims

The Duchess of Cornwall has been a long-term supporter of women who have suffered at the hands of violent partners. Read full article: Camilla moved by experiences of domestic...→

A Facial Action Coding system to explain what women are thinking? You could just ask

A Facial Action Coding system to explain what women are thinking? You could just ask

Scientists have been assessing flirty expressions to find the demeanour that straight men believe means women are interested in them. After all, who cares abou [...] Read full article: A Facial Action Coding system to explain...→

Almost 1,700 new domestic abuse crimes recorded as crime levels remain static

New domestic abuse laws saw nearly 1,700 more offences recorded by Police Scotland last year as overall crime levels remain static. Read full article: Almost 1,700 new domestic abuse crimes r...→

Domestic abuse charity sees more demand for services in Lanarkshire during lockdown

Domestic abuse charity sees more demand for services in Lanarkshire during lockdown

Many have faced a tougher battle to leave abusive partners due to them using COVID to apply further control. Read full article: Domestic abuse charity sees more demand ...→

Rise in women and girls going to hospital for physical, mental or sexual abuse

Rise in women and girls going to hospital for physical, mental or sexual abuse

The number of women and girls being treated in English hospitals after suffering physical, mental or sexual abuse has risen by almost a third in five years, an [...] Read full article: Rise in women and girls going to hospita...→

Twitter is

Twitter is "failing women" when it comes to online abuse says Amnesty

One of the world’s most popular social media platforms isn’t doing enough to protect women from online abuse and violence despite promises to do so, according [...] Read full article: Twitter is "failing women" when it comes...→

Drug feuds and domestic abuse reach 10-year peak

Drug feuds and domestic abuse reach 10-year peak

Violent crime has hit its highest level in a decade with a surge in drug feuds, domestic violence and hate crime attacks, analysis by The Times shows.Police sa [...] Read full article: Drug feuds and domestic abuse reach 10-y...→

Kym Marsh fronts campaign to end domestic abuse against women

Kym Marsh fronts campaign to end domestic abuse against women

The Coronation street star, 44, has signed up as campaign ambassador for the #HereForHer initiative, which raises the profile of Refuge's work with women and c [...] Read full article: Kym Marsh fronts campaign to end domesti...→

Corrie's Geoff found domestic abuse stories 'distressing' in lockdown

Corrie's Geoff found domestic abuse stories 'distressing' in lockdown

Actor Ian Bartholomew has written a new single after hearing 'distressing' domestic abuse stories during lockdown. Read full article: Corrie's Geoff found domestic abuse stor...→

Campaigners urge help for domestic abuse victims amid coronavirus second wave

Campaigners urge help for domestic abuse victims amid coronavirus second wave

Freedom of information requests have revealed three fifths of councils did not provide extra beds for sufferers during the first Covid-19 spike Read full article: Campaigners urge help for domestic abuse...→

Women must stop paying the price for economic abuse

Women must stop paying the price for economic abuse

Victims can face ruin and be left dealing with the fallout for decades – but there is hope Read full article: Women must stop paying the price for eco...→

Strictly's Nicola Adams became boxer to 'protect' mum after domestic abuse hell

Strictly's Nicola Adams became boxer to 'protect' mum after domestic abuse hell

Olympic gold medalist turned Strictly Come Dancer contestant Nicola Adams has divulged the heartbreaking reason as to why she found herself as a world-class bo [...] Read full article: Strictly's Nicola Adams became boxer to ...→

Most girls and young women have experienced abuse online, report finds

Most girls and young women have experienced abuse online, report finds

Cyberstalking, body shaming and being sent explicit content among issues highlighted by Plan International Read full article: Most girls and young women have experien...→

Defector rape case highlights widespread abuse of North Korean women

Defector rape case highlights widespread abuse of North Korean women

Many North Korean women are sexually exploited while defecting and even on arrival in the South Read full article: Defector rape case highlights widespread...→

EK death bid victim charged with domestic abuse

EK death bid victim charged with domestic abuse

Scott Brown will be under supervision for two years and must attend a domestic abuse programme. Read full article: EK death bid victim charged with domesti...→

Nearly 1,700 crimes recorded under new domestic abuse laws

Nearly 1,700 crimes recorded under new domestic abuse laws

ALMOST 1,700 crimes were recorded under new domestic abuse laws in Scotland before the Covid lockdown. Read full article: Nearly 1,700 crimes recorded under new d...→

Law chief says smart devices could be used as witnesses in court cases

Law chief says smart devices could be used as witnesses in court cases

Smart devices such as the voice-activated computer assistant Alexa could be star witnesses in court cases, the Director of Public Prosecutions said yesterday. Read full article: Law chief says smart devices could be us...→

Justice for domestic abuse victims in jeopardy due to huge court backlog

Justice for domestic abuse victims in jeopardy due to huge court backlog

The manager of Dumbarton District Women's Aid says the long wait for closure has a huge impact on victims. Read full article: Justice for domestic abuse victims in je...→

Encourage staff to speak out sooner on domestic abuse, writes Sam Billingham

Encourage staff to speak out sooner on domestic abuse, writes Sam Billingham

While guidance to help employers spot signs of domestic abuse is available, I feel that without a requirement that all employers have to put in place robust po [...] Read full article: Encourage staff to speak out sooner on d...→

Domestic abuse survivor's mission to help others

Domestic abuse survivor's mission to help others

Now Julie Ann Reid is using her experience to ensure others do not endure the same violence and mental torment she did. Read full article: Domestic abuse survivor's mission to hel...→

Kym Marsh fronts campaign to end domestic abuse against women

Kym Marsh fronts campaign to end domestic abuse against women

The Coronation street star, 44, has signed up as campaign ambassador for the #HereForHer initiative, which raises the profile of Refuge's work with women and c [...] Read full article: Kym Marsh fronts campaign to end domesti...→

Ex-Coronation Street star Kym Marsh backs fresh domestic abuse campaign

Actress Kym Marsh has given her backing to a domestic abuse campaign encouraging victims to seek help Read full article: Ex-Coronation Street star Kym Marsh back...→

Campaigners urge help for domestic abuse victims amid coronavirus second wave

Campaigners urge help for domestic abuse victims amid coronavirus second wave

Freedom of information requests have revealed three fifths of councils did not provide extra beds for sufferers during the first Covid-19 spike Read full article: Campaigners urge help for domestic abuse...→

RFU permits transgender women to play women’s rugby at all domestic levels

RFU permits transgender women to play women’s rugby at all domestic levels

The RFU's stance is in opposition to the statement made by World Rugby that stated the risk of significant injury was 'too great' Read full article: RFU permits transgender women to play wo...→

Lockdown impact on domestic abuse ‘could last three years’

Lockdown impact on domestic abuse ‘could last three years’

A national report said physical and emotional harm from domestic abuse costs the country £47bn every year Read full article: Lockdown impact on domestic abuse ‘could...→

Strictly's Nicola Adams became boxer to 'protect' mum after domestic abuse hell

Strictly's Nicola Adams became boxer to 'protect' mum after domestic abuse hell

Olympic gold medalist turned Strictly Come Dancer contestant Nicola Adams has divulged the heartbreaking reason as to why she found herself as a world-class bo [...] Read full article: Strictly's Nicola Adams became boxer to ...→

'Smart' male chastity devices may 'permanently trap' thousands of men if hacked

'Smart' male chastity devices may 'permanently trap' thousands of men if hacked

A 'smart' male chastity device called the Cellmate is vulnerable to hackers, according to research, with customers facing the prospect of having to remove it w [...] Read full article: 'Smart' male chastity devices may 'perma...→

Most girls and young women have experienced abuse online, report finds

Most girls and young women have experienced abuse online, report finds

Cyberstalking, body shaming and being sent explicit content among issues highlighted by Plan International Read full article: Most girls and young women have experien...→

Sam Burgess accused of domestic abuse

Sam Burgess accused of domestic abuse

FORMER South Sydney rugby league captain and England rugby international Sam Burgess and his National Rugby League (NRL) team will be the subject of separate p [...] Read full article: Sam Burgess accused of domestic abuse...→

Domestic abuse: Police reveal violent past of partners

Domestic abuse: Police reveal violent past of partners

More than half the people who have used an abuse disclosure scheme were told that their partner had a violent or abusive past.Police Scotland’s disclosure sche [...] Read full article: Domestic abuse: Police reveal violent pa...→

Defector rape case highlights widespread abuse of North Korean women

Defector rape case highlights widespread abuse of North Korean women

Many North Korean women are sexually exploited while defecting and even on arrival in the South Read full article: Defector rape case highlights widespread...→

Camilla moved by experiences of domestic abuse victims

Camilla moved by experiences of domestic abuse victims

The Duchess of Cornwall has been a long-term supporter of women who have suffered at the hands of violent partners. Read full article: Camilla moved by experiences of domestic...→

Nearly 1,700 crimes recorded under new domestic abuse laws

Nearly 1,700 crimes recorded under new domestic abuse laws

ALMOST 1,700 crimes were recorded under new domestic abuse laws in Scotland before the Covid lockdown. Read full article: Nearly 1,700 crimes recorded under new d...→

Almost 1,700 new domestic abuse crimes recorded as crime levels remain static

New domestic abuse laws saw nearly 1,700 more offences recorded by Police Scotland last year as overall crime levels remain static. Read full article: Almost 1,700 new domestic abuse crimes r...→

'Hidden crimes' such as domestic abuse on the rise across region

'Hidden crimes' such as domestic abuse on the rise across region

West Midlands police and crime commissioner David Jamieson presented an annual report to councillors Read full article: 'Hidden crimes' such as domestic abuse o...→

Rise in women and girls going to hospital for physical, mental or sexual abuse

Rise in women and girls going to hospital for physical, mental or sexual abuse

The number of women and girls being treated in English hospitals after suffering physical, mental or sexual abuse has risen by almost a third in five years, an [...] Read full article: Rise in women and girls going to hospita...→

Rise in number of women and girls treated in hospital for abuse

Rise in number of women and girls treated in hospital for abuse

End Violence Against Women Coalition said the figures are evidence doctors, nurses and paramedics are seeing victims of domestic violence routinely. Read full article: Rise in number of women and girls treate...→

Encourage staff to speak out sooner on domestic abuse, writes Sam Billingham

Encourage staff to speak out sooner on domestic abuse, writes Sam Billingham

While guidance to help employers spot signs of domestic abuse is available, I feel that without a requirement that all employers have to put in place robust po [...] Read full article: Encourage staff to speak out sooner on d...→

Drug feuds and domestic abuse reach 10-year peak

Drug feuds and domestic abuse reach 10-year peak

Violent crime has hit its highest level in a decade with a surge in drug feuds, domestic violence and hate crime attacks, analysis by The Times shows.Police sa [...] Read full article: Drug feuds and domestic abuse reach 10-y...→

Two women arrested in alleged 'paedophile ring' accused of child abuse

Two women arrested in alleged 'paedophile ring' accused of child abuse

The arrests in Townsville, Australia, follows charges handed out to the alleged ringleader, a childcare worker who is accused of sexually abusing his own child [...] Read full article: Two women arrested in alleged 'paedophil...→

How to help survivors of domestic abuse

How to help survivors of domestic abuse

I am the face and founder of SODA (Survivors of Domestic Abuse) a community support group which I set up and work on a voluntary basis without funding. Read full article: How to help survivors of domestic abuse...→

Corrie's Geoff found domestic abuse stories 'distressing' in lockdown

Corrie's Geoff found domestic abuse stories 'distressing' in lockdown

Actor Ian Bartholomew has written a new single after hearing 'distressing' domestic abuse stories during lockdown. Read full article: Corrie's Geoff found domestic abuse stor...→

Women must stop paying the price for economic abuse

Women must stop paying the price for economic abuse

Victims can face ruin and be left dealing with the fallout for decades – but there is hope Read full article: Women must stop paying the price for eco...→

‘Changing law for domestic abuse victims has been career highlight’

Judge Lady Scott... HIGH Court judge Lady Scott has revealed succeeding in changing the law for women accused of killing their abusive partners is her proudest [...] Read full article: ‘Changing law for domestic abuse victims...→

Mum of baby killed by his father speaks of horrendous domestic abuse

Mum of baby killed by his father speaks of horrendous domestic abuse

Four-month-old Alfie Gildea suffered a catastrophic brain injury consistent with being shaken violently Read full article: Mum of baby killed by his father speaks ...→

'Milestone moment' as Scottish domestic abuse protection powers published

Plans for the police and the courts to gain additional powers to remove abusers from the homes of domestic abuse victims have been published today. Read full article: 'Milestone moment' as Scottish domestic ...→

Terrified, disgusted, ashamed: The women speaking out about aid workers’ abuse in the Congo

Terrified, disgusted, ashamed: The women speaking out about aid workers’ abuse in the Congo

Some 51 women said aid workers propositioned them, forced them to have sex in exchange for a job or fired them when they refused. Robert Flummerfelt and Nellie [...] Read full article: Terrified, disgusted, ashamed: The women...→

Strictly's Seann Walsh slammed by domestic abuse charity after video

Strictly's Seann Walsh slammed by domestic abuse charity after video

The Strictly star's girlfriend Grace captioned the video 'wrestlemania' and can be seen laughing as she stands back up, however Solace Women's Aid has describe [...] Read full article: Strictly's Seann Walsh slammed by domest...→

EK death bid victim charged with domestic abuse

EK death bid victim charged with domestic abuse

Scott Brown will be under supervision for two years and must attend a domestic abuse programme. Read full article: EK death bid victim charged with domesti...→

A Facial Action Coding system to explain what women are thinking? You could just ask

A Facial Action Coding system to explain what women are thinking? You could just ask

Scientists have been assessing flirty expressions to find the demeanour that straight men believe means women are interested in them. After all, who cares abou [...] Read full article: A Facial Action Coding system to explain...→

Mariah Carey's memoir spills on cheating on 'controlling' ex to domestic abuse

Mariah Carey's memoir spills on cheating on 'controlling' ex to domestic abuse

Mariah Carey's explosive new memoir The Meaning of Mariah Carey reveals all on her extramarital affair, rehab stint, the domestic violence she experienced and [...] Read full article: Mariah Carey's memoir spills on cheating...→

Law chief says smart devices could be used as witnesses in court cases

Law chief says smart devices could be used as witnesses in court cases

Smart devices such as the voice-activated computer assistant Alexa could be star witnesses in court cases, the Director of Public Prosecutions said yesterday. Read full article: Law chief says smart devices could be us...→

Domestic abuse charity sees more demand for services in Lanarkshire during lockdown

Domestic abuse charity sees more demand for services in Lanarkshire during lockdown

Many have faced a tougher battle to leave abusive partners due to them using COVID to apply further control. Read full article: Domestic abuse charity sees more demand ...→

Domestic abuse charity 'left to rot' in building full of mould

Domestic abuse charity 'left to rot' in building full of mould

'The council said we could have a new building six months ago, but we're still in a health and safety hazard' Read full article: Domestic abuse charity 'left to rot' in ...→

Justice for domestic abuse victims in jeopardy due to huge court backlog

Justice for domestic abuse victims in jeopardy due to huge court backlog

The manager of Dumbarton District Women's Aid says the long wait for closure has a huge impact on victims. Read full article: Justice for domestic abuse victims in je...→

Twitter is

Twitter is "failing women" when it comes to online abuse says Amnesty

One of the world’s most popular social media platforms isn’t doing enough to protect women from online abuse and violence despite promises to do so, according [...] Read full article: Twitter is "failing women" when it comes...→

Domestic abuse survivor's mission to help others

Domestic abuse survivor's mission to help others

Now Julie Ann Reid is using her experience to ensure others do not endure the same violence and mental torment she did. Read full article: Domestic abuse survivor's mission to hel...→

How to help survivors of domestic abuse

How to help survivors of domestic abuse

I am the face and founder of SODA (Survivors of Domestic Abuse) a community support group which I set up and work on a voluntary basis without funding. Read full article: How to help survivors of domestic abuse...→

Kym Marsh fronts campaign to end domestic abuse against women

Kym Marsh fronts campaign to end domestic abuse against women

The Coronation street star, 44, has signed up as campaign ambassador for the #HereForHer initiative, which raises the profile of Refuge's work with women and c [...] Read full article: Kym Marsh fronts campaign to end domesti...→

Ex-Coronation Street star Kym Marsh backs fresh domestic abuse campaign

Actress Kym Marsh has given her backing to a domestic abuse campaign encouraging victims to seek help Read full article: Ex-Coronation Street star Kym Marsh back...→

Corrie's Geoff found domestic abuse stories 'distressing' in lockdown

Corrie's Geoff found domestic abuse stories 'distressing' in lockdown

Actor Ian Bartholomew has written a new single after hearing 'distressing' domestic abuse stories during lockdown. Read full article: Corrie's Geoff found domestic abuse stor...→

Campaigners urge help for domestic abuse victims amid coronavirus second wave

Campaigners urge help for domestic abuse victims amid coronavirus second wave

Freedom of information requests have revealed three fifths of councils did not provide extra beds for sufferers during the first Covid-19 spike Read full article: Campaigners urge help for domestic abuse...→

RFU permits transgender women to play women’s rugby at all domestic levels

RFU permits transgender women to play women’s rugby at all domestic levels

The RFU's stance is in opposition to the statement made by World Rugby that stated the risk of significant injury was 'too great' Read full article: RFU permits transgender women to play wo...→

Women must stop paying the price for economic abuse

Women must stop paying the price for economic abuse

Victims can face ruin and be left dealing with the fallout for decades – but there is hope Read full article: Women must stop paying the price for eco...→

Lockdown impact on domestic abuse ‘could last three years’

Lockdown impact on domestic abuse ‘could last three years’

A national report said physical and emotional harm from domestic abuse costs the country £47bn every year Read full article: Lockdown impact on domestic abuse ‘could...→

‘Changing law for domestic abuse victims has been career highlight’

Judge Lady Scott... HIGH Court judge Lady Scott has revealed succeeding in changing the law for women accused of killing their abusive partners is her proudest [...] Read full article: ‘Changing law for domestic abuse victims...→

Strictly's Nicola Adams became boxer to 'protect' mum after domestic abuse hell

Strictly's Nicola Adams became boxer to 'protect' mum after domestic abuse hell

Olympic gold medalist turned Strictly Come Dancer contestant Nicola Adams has divulged the heartbreaking reason as to why she found herself as a world-class bo [...] Read full article: Strictly's Nicola Adams became boxer to ...→

Mum of baby killed by his father speaks of horrendous domestic abuse

Mum of baby killed by his father speaks of horrendous domestic abuse

Four-month-old Alfie Gildea suffered a catastrophic brain injury consistent with being shaken violently Read full article: Mum of baby killed by his father speaks ...→

'Smart' male chastity devices may 'permanently trap' thousands of men if hacked

'Smart' male chastity devices may 'permanently trap' thousands of men if hacked

A 'smart' male chastity device called the Cellmate is vulnerable to hackers, according to research, with customers facing the prospect of having to remove it w [...] Read full article: 'Smart' male chastity devices may 'perma...→

'Milestone moment' as Scottish domestic abuse protection powers published

Plans for the police and the courts to gain additional powers to remove abusers from the homes of domestic abuse victims have been published today. Read full article: 'Milestone moment' as Scottish domestic ...→

Most girls and young women have experienced abuse online, report finds

Most girls and young women have experienced abuse online, report finds

Cyberstalking, body shaming and being sent explicit content among issues highlighted by Plan International Read full article: Most girls and young women have experien...→

Terrified, disgusted, ashamed: The women speaking out about aid workers’ abuse in the Congo

Terrified, disgusted, ashamed: The women speaking out about aid workers’ abuse in the Congo

Some 51 women said aid workers propositioned them, forced them to have sex in exchange for a job or fired them when they refused. Robert Flummerfelt and Nellie [...] Read full article: Terrified, disgusted, ashamed: The women...→

Sam Burgess accused of domestic abuse

Sam Burgess accused of domestic abuse

FORMER South Sydney rugby league captain and England rugby international Sam Burgess and his National Rugby League (NRL) team will be the subject of separate p [...] Read full article: Sam Burgess accused of domestic abuse...→

Domestic abuse: Police reveal violent past of partners

Domestic abuse: Police reveal violent past of partners

More than half the people who have used an abuse disclosure scheme were told that their partner had a violent or abusive past.Police Scotland’s disclosure sche [...] Read full article: Domestic abuse: Police reveal violent pa...→

Strictly's Seann Walsh slammed by domestic abuse charity after video

Strictly's Seann Walsh slammed by domestic abuse charity after video

The Strictly star's girlfriend Grace captioned the video 'wrestlemania' and can be seen laughing as she stands back up, however Solace Women's Aid has describe [...] Read full article: Strictly's Seann Walsh slammed by domest...→

Defector rape case highlights widespread abuse of North Korean women

Defector rape case highlights widespread abuse of North Korean women

Many North Korean women are sexually exploited while defecting and even on arrival in the South Read full article: Defector rape case highlights widespread...→

Camilla moved by experiences of domestic abuse victims

Camilla moved by experiences of domestic abuse victims

The Duchess of Cornwall has been a long-term supporter of women who have suffered at the hands of violent partners. Read full article: Camilla moved by experiences of domestic...→

EK death bid victim charged with domestic abuse

EK death bid victim charged with domestic abuse

Scott Brown will be under supervision for two years and must attend a domestic abuse programme. Read full article: EK death bid victim charged with domesti...→

A Facial Action Coding system to explain what women are thinking? You could just ask

A Facial Action Coding system to explain what women are thinking? You could just ask

Scientists have been assessing flirty expressions to find the demeanour that straight men believe means women are interested in them. After all, who cares abou [...] Read full article: A Facial Action Coding system to explain...→

Nearly 1,700 crimes recorded under new domestic abuse laws

Nearly 1,700 crimes recorded under new domestic abuse laws

ALMOST 1,700 crimes were recorded under new domestic abuse laws in Scotland before the Covid lockdown. Read full article: Nearly 1,700 crimes recorded under new d...→

Mariah Carey's memoir spills on cheating on 'controlling' ex to domestic abuse

Mariah Carey's memoir spills on cheating on 'controlling' ex to domestic abuse

Mariah Carey's explosive new memoir The Meaning of Mariah Carey reveals all on her extramarital affair, rehab stint, the domestic violence she experienced and [...] Read full article: Mariah Carey's memoir spills on cheating...→

Almost 1,700 new domestic abuse crimes recorded as crime levels remain static

New domestic abuse laws saw nearly 1,700 more offences recorded by Police Scotland last year as overall crime levels remain static. Read full article: Almost 1,700 new domestic abuse crimes r...→

Law chief says smart devices could be used as witnesses in court cases

Law chief says smart devices could be used as witnesses in court cases

Smart devices such as the voice-activated computer assistant Alexa could be star witnesses in court cases, the Director of Public Prosecutions said yesterday. Read full article: Law chief says smart devices could be us...→

'Hidden crimes' such as domestic abuse on the rise across region

'Hidden crimes' such as domestic abuse on the rise across region

West Midlands police and crime commissioner David Jamieson presented an annual report to councillors Read full article: 'Hidden crimes' such as domestic abuse o...→

Domestic abuse charity sees more demand for services in Lanarkshire during lockdown

Domestic abuse charity sees more demand for services in Lanarkshire during lockdown

Many have faced a tougher battle to leave abusive partners due to them using COVID to apply further control. Read full article: Domestic abuse charity sees more demand ...→

Domestic abuse charity 'left to rot' in building full of mould

Domestic abuse charity 'left to rot' in building full of mould

'The council said we could have a new building six months ago, but we're still in a health and safety hazard' Read full article: Domestic abuse charity 'left to rot' in ...→

Rise in women and girls going to hospital for physical, mental or sexual abuse

Rise in women and girls going to hospital for physical, mental or sexual abuse

The number of women and girls being treated in English hospitals after suffering physical, mental or sexual abuse has risen by almost a third in five years, an [...] Read full article: Rise in women and girls going to hospita...→

Justice for domestic abuse victims in jeopardy due to huge court backlog

Justice for domestic abuse victims in jeopardy due to huge court backlog

The manager of Dumbarton District Women's Aid says the long wait for closure has a huge impact on victims. Read full article: Justice for domestic abuse victims in je...→

Rise in number of women and girls treated in hospital for abuse

Rise in number of women and girls treated in hospital for abuse

End Violence Against Women Coalition said the figures are evidence doctors, nurses and paramedics are seeing victims of domestic violence routinely. Read full article: Rise in number of women and girls treate...→

Twitter is

Twitter is "failing women" when it comes to online abuse says Amnesty

One of the world’s most popular social media platforms isn’t doing enough to protect women from online abuse and violence despite promises to do so, according [...] Read full article: Twitter is "failing women" when it comes...→

Encourage staff to speak out sooner on domestic abuse, writes Sam Billingham

Encourage staff to speak out sooner on domestic abuse, writes Sam Billingham

While guidance to help employers spot signs of domestic abuse is available, I feel that without a requirement that all employers have to put in place robust po [...] Read full article: Encourage staff to speak out sooner on d...→

Drug feuds and domestic abuse reach 10-year peak

Drug feuds and domestic abuse reach 10-year peak

Violent crime has hit its highest level in a decade with a surge in drug feuds, domestic violence and hate crime attacks, analysis by The Times shows.Police sa [...] Read full article: Drug feuds and domestic abuse reach 10-y...→

Two women arrested in alleged 'paedophile ring' accused of child abuse

Two women arrested in alleged 'paedophile ring' accused of child abuse

The arrests in Townsville, Australia, follows charges handed out to the alleged ringleader, a childcare worker who is accused of sexually abusing his own child [...] Read full article: Two women arrested in alleged 'paedophil...→