Reports from around the world by Safe World Correspondents, Student Writers, Partners, and aggregated articles from selected sources.
The #WhyIStayed and #WhyILeft hashtags are even more important now than ever, because it gives a voice — and a very loud one — to women who have managed to remain silent for so long... The women who voiced their stories hailed from all cultures, creeds and backgrounds...
March 2014: Amir Murtaza reports on the findings if a survey conducted by Aware Girls and Young Feminists Movement in collaboration with Mamacash....
Dec 2013: The White Ribbon Campaign organised awareness-raising events at HMP Pentonville, Holloway. Inmates made handprints centred on the theme These Hands Are Not For Hurting...
Dec 2013: By Peter Hilton - "It is clear from the statistics and the different policies across the globe that small arms are a massive contributing factor to instances of domestic violence...."
I am a Town Councillor for Lewes, in East Sussex, and I'm the Council's Anti-Domestic Abuse Champion. I think a lot of people, when they find out that I am male, are surprised that I hold this role...
I didn’t understand the behaviour I was experiencing was abuse, the looks and smashing holes in the doors, threatening the children and the ultimate threat of suicide if I left...
Nov 2013: By Karen R. Lambie, Ph.D - "A sad fact is that the greatest risk of gun violence to women is not on the streets or in war zones, but in their own homes..."
"Be That Guy" is a campaign by the human rights organisation Breakthrough. It encourages men to speak up when they see violence against women in any form...
When you are raised in a ‘rape culture’, it is hardly a surprise that some men develop a warped understanding of sex and gender....
Oct 2013: The funding for a state-of-the-art women’s refuge in Kildare has finally been agreed by the HSE. However, it falls short by €120k and as a result will only cover running costs to open two of the four apartments in the newly-built complex.
A police chief in suggested some domestic abusers should go on counselling or relationship guidance courses rather than being sent to court. Women's rights campaigners are concerned.
April 2013: By Soraya Chemaly - "Is it too much to hope for that Facebook's famously pro-woman chief operating officer might do something about Facebook's misogyny problem before she is simply forced to act because it's hurting the company's bottom line?"
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