Domestic violence

Will Hollywood ditch Depp over ‘wife beater’ ruling?
Johnny Depp attends the launch of his new Pogues documentary
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Will Hollywood ditch Depp over ‘wife beater’ ruling?

Industry experts say the actor’s critically acclaimed career is over - but high-profile friends claim he’ll be ‘vindicated’
3 Nov 2020
Why everybody’s talking about Johnny Depp and Amber Heard
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Why everybody’s talking about Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

Accusations of affairs and domestic abuse claimed by both sides
21 Jul 2020
MPs demand action as domestic abuse helpline calls jump
Domestic abuse
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MPs demand action as domestic abuse helpline calls jump

Coronavirus lockdown has caused a ‘surge’ in domestic violence
27 Apr 2020
Coronavirus and women’s bodies: the new rules
Pregnant woman coronavirus
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Coronavirus and women’s bodies: the new rules

The pandemic is changing the lives of females worldwide in unexpected ways
31 Mar 2020
Why are domestic violence rates increasing?
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Why are domestic violence rates increasing?

Femicide Census finds number of women killed by men is at highest level yet
20 Feb 2020
Instant Opinion: English football ‘needs to lead’ on racism
English referee Anthony Taylor (C) points out to players where comments and objects are coming from in the crowd during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and
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Instant Opinion: English football ‘needs to lead’ on racism

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 23 December
23 Dec 2019
What’s behind the UK’s soaring domestic murder rate?
Domestic abuse
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What’s behind the UK’s soaring domestic murder rate?

Boris Johnson pledges legislation to tackle growing problem as new figures show killings rose to 173 last year
13 Sep 2019

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New Zealand grants domestic violence victims paid leave
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New Zealand grants domestic violence victims paid leave

MPs cheer after legislation passes to tackle worst rates of family violence in the developed world
26 Jul 2018
Family feud: Rob Porter’s domestic scandal riles White House
Rob Porter
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Family feud: Rob Porter’s domestic scandal riles White House

Staff secretary accused of emotional and physical abuse by two former wives
9 Feb 2018
Russia to decriminalise domestic violence
President Vladimir Putin
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Russia to decriminalise domestic violence

President Vladimir Putin reportedly bows to pressure from Orthodox church and ultra-conservative MPs
24 Jan 2017
CLARE'S LAW: how domestic violence law work?
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CLARE'S LAW: how domestic violence law work?

Abusive pasts of over 1,300 violent partners revealed under Clare's law – but is the law being applied fairly?
26 Jan 2015
Emotional abuse should be criminalised, says Theresa May
Police officers respond to an incident of domestic abuse
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Emotional abuse should be criminalised, says Theresa May

Government to launch consultation on strengthening the law to protect victims of psychological abuse
20 Aug 2014
Domestic violence: coalition's 'turned its back' on victims
Labour's Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper
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Domestic violence: coalition's 'turned its back' on victims

Yvette Cooper demands tougher action as abusers are 'not being brought to justice'
28 Jul 2014
Police failures 'leave victims of domestic violence at risk'
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Police failures 'leave victims of domestic violence at risk'

Police watchdog finds 'alarming and unacceptable' weaknesses in way police service deals with victims
27 Mar 2014
Violence affects one in three European women, says EU
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Violence affects one in three European women, says EU

A third of women in the EU have suffered sexual or physical violence, a new report has found
5 Mar 2014
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