2009 (4)
Nov 11 2009 11:00AM
206 people lobby 65 MPs to Stop Violence Against Women
Last week, we held a mass lobby of parliament – demanding that all women in the UK are given equal access to refuges and support services. Hundreds of you joined us at the House of Commons to meet your MP in person and ask for their co...
Oct 2 2009 12:00PM
Rape in Chad, Bosnia – and right here in the city.
For the last two days, reports of women’s rights abuses have dominated the homepage of our site amnesty.org.uk , bringing the subject of violence against women to the fore of Amnesty UK’s online campaigning. Two of the items concern wo...
Feb 27 2009 11:00AM
Each year, around 1 in 10 women in Britain experience rape or other violence
One in four local authorities leave female victims of violence without the specialised support they need. Scary, isn’t it? Find out how the flashmob went to spread this message for International Women’s Day Make a difference – email yo...
Feb 2 2009 11:00AM
Map of Gaps: Showing up a lack of services for women in Britain who experience violence
Although charities such as Womankind, Refuge and the End Violence Against Women coalition (EVAW) have done a lot to raise awareness of violence against women, the new report ‘Map of Gaps’ by EVAW and the Equality and Human Rights Commi...