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Covid-19 and the issue of domestic violence

Nearly two million people in the UK suffer from domestic abuse every year, yet this number has only made the headlines since the advanced coverage of domestic abuse during the Covid-19 lockdown. The chief executive of domestic abuse charity Nia has revealed that 16 women were killed in the first three weeks of the government’s […]

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Domestic abuse is happening at university. So why don’t we talk about it?

Content warning: domestic abuse, domestic violence, discrimination, sexual assault and rape It is an all too familiar scenario. There are friends over for pre drinks, Beyoncé is playing, everyone is looking fly. Someone takes a photo of the #squad and goes to upload it on Facebook, but a friend asks them not to. “My boyfriend […]

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The government must not neglect domestic abuse sufferers any further

Every year on March 8, we celebrate International Women’s Day. This day is for reflecting globally on the varied achievements of women in all economic, social, political and cultural walks of life. It is a celebration about how far women have come in their struggle for equality. Why then, does it feel this year that […]