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

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

The Met has claimed it would breach the data protection rights of two external lawyers used by the force to fight the case.

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

The Big Issue can reveal the “vast majority” of a women’s safety fund has been spent on personal safety measures, not preventing 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

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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

For too long bystanders of sexual harassment have not been held accountable. That’s got to change.
Sexual harassment

For too long bystanders of sexual harassment have not been held accountable. That’s got to change.

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

The domestic violence charities supporting survivors in the UK
Domestic violence

The domestic violence charities supporting survivors in the UK

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

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

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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

Police officers admit taking and sharing photos of bodies of murdered sisters
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Police officers admit taking and sharing photos of bodies of murdered sisters

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

Sabina Nessa vigil: Thousands gather across the country to honour teacher
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Sabina Nessa vigil: Thousands gather across the country to honour teacher

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