Womens Services

The Real 'Public Health Emergency' in the UK Is Domestic Violence, Not Divorce

Janey Stephenson | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Politics
Janey Stephenson

Fiona Bruce MP recently stated that the breakdown of marriage was a "public health emergency". She couldn't be further from the truth. The real public health emergency in the UK is domestic violence, from which two women die per week. MPs like Bruce should be supporting women for leaving abusive marriages, not judging them.

Dina Rickman

EXCLUSIVE: Councils Slashing Domestic Violence And Rape Crisis Budgets

HuffingtonPost.com | Dina Rickman | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK

Services aimed at helping vulnerable women, including refuges and rape crisis centres, are facing "disastrous" million-pound cuts as local authorities...

How to Support a Survivor of Domestic Abuse

Sam Ambreen | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Ambreen

When 1 in 4 women will experience domestic abuse at some point in their lives, we all need to be prepared to deal with the fact that it might happen to someone we love. If you suddenly found out that your sister was being abused by her loving, doting husband, how would you react?