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More Than a Roof: Women's Shelters Changing Lives

Lee Webster | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK
Lee Webster

The UK government has in recent years done much good work on violence against women and girls in their development programmes and funding and this has frankly saved women's lives. But now more than ever, we must keep up the momentum and commit to more core, flexible and long-term funding for women's rights organisations.

Canadian-style 'Safe Houses' Can Slash Youth Violence

Andrew Boff | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Politics
Andrew Boff

We rarely hear the Prime Minister or members of his government talk about the "Big Society" nowadays. The idea behind it was simple. It is in most cases always better to get government out of the way of individuals, and to encourage the voluntary sector and local people to take a lead in improving their communities...

On 'Safe House', Torture and Water Boarding

Harry Ferguson | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Harry Ferguson

I recently watched Safe House, an espionage thriller about a former intelligence service officer who goes on the run to guard a deadly secret. Most of these thrillers are just the same humdrum storyline rehashed, but at least this film was clearly written by someone who knows something about the job.

'I Couldn't Breathe'

WENN | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Denzel Washington pushed himself to the extremes on the set of his new film Safe House after volunteering to experience a horrific waterboarding tortu...

When Ryan Thought His Career Was Over

WENN | Posted 31.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Ryan Reynolds feared his career was over when he accidentally gave his Safe House co-star Denzel Washington a black-eye during a fight scene. The t...