Domestic violence

Police officers evade prosecution for domestic violence

Only 43 of 800 accused officers have been prosecuted.

Alex Rutherford  ·  11 July 2021

Domestic violence: The shadow pandemic

More must be done for those needing to escape abuse.

Mel Astbury  ·  13 November 2020

Lockdown: More Must be Done for Victims of Domestic Violence

Since the implementation of COVID-19 quarantines on an international scale, life has become more dangerous for people trapped in households with abusive relatives, partners or housemates.

Olivia Nightingale  ·  09 April 2020

Domestic violence is the biggest killer of women

The United Nations has reported that domestic violence is the biggest killer of women across the world. The report looks at data from 2017, during which time 87,000 women were murdered and 58% of them by their partner or a family member.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  06 September 2019

Reasons to protest on 26 March: cuts to women's refuges

Government cuts to council budgets will lead to more victims of domestic violence dying at the hands of their abusers, writes Joy Macready.

Workers Power  ·  06 March 2011

Class struggle bulletin

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