A former university friend of Emily Maitlis has been jailed for three years for repeatedly breaching a restraining order
I suspect that politicians are quite happy to use the police for their political purposes - boasting when crime is down for instance - but happy to see them carrying the can when victims are let down because the rest of us really don't care enough. If we all really cared about what happens to victims like Lily Allen then things would change.
It is the 'drip drip drip' of direct and indirect stalking behaviours over time that makes it so insidious and damaging - psychologically and physically. Many victims say stalking is like mental rape. I call it murder in slow motion. It's a war of attrition yet many fail to see or understand it. Victims pay with their lives.
“Lily Allen’s experience of the justice system is so similar to the thousands of survivors we support”, said Women’s Aid
Gray was charged with burglary after he broke into Allen's bedroom in October last year while she was sleeping and screamed
I love my commute. There is always a seat, the ticket inspectors make friendly conversation and the view frequently yields animals I've only ever seen in books. This time last year, however, the thought of taking the train would fill me with dread.
As we await the guidance and implementation for the new offence of coercive control many are gearing up to ensure their response
A new Chrome extension has just taken Facebook stalking to another level. Marauders Map allows users to make use of the location
From the very first day we received calls from victims of stalking who said they felt let down by the criminal justice system, who had been told they should just ignore their stalker or be flattered by the attention.
Treating stalking like a "joke" is making light of what can often be sinister and violent behaviour, including T-shirts with