Domestic Violence

The photographer tackling an entire history of misogyny
Magazine

The photographer tackling an entire history of misogyny

‘We have a problem’ — Spanish photographer Laia Abril is on a mission to map the systems that control women’s lives. It’s a challenge that sees her traversing time and space, going back through history and around the world, to remind us that there are consequences to every action.

Written by: Laia Abril, as told to Andrea Kurland

Sisters Uncut demand action on violence this Valentine's Day
Activism

Sisters Uncut demand action on violence this Valentine's Day

'You're breaking our hearts' — Feminist direct action group Sisters Uncut demand the Mayor of Hackney fulfil his promises of safe, secure housing for survivors of domestic violence.

Written by: Marta Bausells

Why domestic violence support services must not be handed to companies like G4S
Activism

Why domestic violence support services must not be handed to companies like G4S

#NoSisterIsIllegal — The private and public spheres are merging, an ideologically driven move to transfer power and profit into corporate hands. The UK is now the second largest outsourcing market in the world. But there's a human cost to allowing private companies like G4S to run services that are relied on by some of our most vulnerable citizens.

Written by: Sarah Silver

Sisters Uncut occupy empty home to demand action on domestic violence
Activism

Sisters Uncut occupy empty home to demand action on domestic violence

Homes free from violence — Campaigners from feminist direct action group Sisters Uncut took to the streets of London today, before occupying one of Hackney's 1047 empty council homes to highlight the need for places of refuge for survivors of domestic violence. They say they won't leave until their demands are met.

Written by: Michael Segalov

Sisters Uncut are demanding action on domestic violence
Activism

Sisters Uncut are demanding action on domestic violence

"We won't ask nicely, we are losing our sisters" — London has only just elected a new Mayor, but Sisters Uncut - London's radical woman and non-binary led campaign group - are already calling for urgent action on domestic violence. There's a crisis: two thirds of women in the English capital are turned away from refuges due to a lack of space and resources, and Sadiq Khan needs to take action.

Written by: Taylor McGraa

Video: War photographers reveal the long-term trauma of their difficult profession
Photography

Video: War photographers reveal the long-term trauma of their difficult profession

"A death unrecorded is a death forgotten." — A six-part short film series explores the long-term psychological effects of documenting moments of conflict, from the civil war in Syria to domestic violence in New York.

Written by: Adam White

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