End Violence Against Women

This Lawyer's Blog On Rape Is As Awful As Its Title Suggests

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK

The views of a barrister who criticised new legal guidelines about rape in a blog called "She Was Gagging For It" have been branded "alarming" and "de...

Sex Offences Conviction Rates Revealed

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.01.2013 | UK

A tiny proportion of sexual offences committed in England and Wales lead to a conviction in court, the first statistical review of its kind revealed o...

Zambia: Ending Violence Against Women and Girls

Lynne Featherstone | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Politics
Lynne Featherstone

My first visit since arriving in Zambia was to a UK aid adolescent girls empowerment programme in one of the poorest neighbourhoods of the capital, Lusaka. This initiative is supporting more than 1,500 of the most vulnerable girls, providing safe spaces and mentoring to help build their confidence and life skills.